Postgresql 8.0 again
mike.jeays at rogers.com
Mon Jan 9 09:56:15 PST 2006
On Mon, 2006-01-09 at 13:36 +0100, Benjamin Thelen wrote:
> Reboot always helped for me. Otherwise see
> Maybe this helps.
> Mike Jeays schrieb:
> > I just re-installed postgresql80-server from the ports, and get exactly
> > the same error as from the package. This is on my 5.4 machine, were I
> > previously had a working copy.
> > I have tried changing max_connections in the sample config file (setting
> > it down to 1 just to see if even that would work). I also tried the
> > following kernel setting changes (without a reboot), with no
> > improvement.
> > sysctl -w kern.ipc.shmall=32768
> > sysctl -w kern.ipc.shmmax=134217728
> > sysctl -w kern.ipc.semmap=256
> > Error message from initdb
> > ...
> > ...
> > creating configuration files ... ok
> > creating template1 database in /usr/local/pgsql/data/base/1 ... FATAL:
> > could not create semaphores: No space left on device
> > DETAIL: Failed system call was semget(1, 17, 03600).
> > HINT: This error does *not* mean that you have run out of disk space.
> > It occurs when either the system limit for the maximum number of
> > semaphore sets (SEMMNI), or the system wide maximum number of semaphores
> > (SEMMNS), would be exceeded. You need to raise the respective kernel
> > parameter. Alternatively, reduce PostgreSQL's consumption of semaphores
> > by reducing its max_connections parameter (currently 10).
> > The PostgreSQL documentation contains more information about
> > configuring your system for PostgreSQL.
> > child process exited with exit code 1
> > initdb: removing data directory "/usr/local/pgsql/data"
> > Any more help will be very welcome!
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I got it to work with a kernel recompile with some additional
parameters. It is there in the documentation if you read it carefully!
(I obviously didn't).
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