Multiple PostgreSQL 8.4 instances in FreeBSD 8.0 RC2 Jails

Uwe Laverenz uwe at
Thu Oct 29 04:28:33 UTC 2009

Sam Fourman Jr. schrieb:

> I want to setup 5 postgreSQL 8.4 servers in separate jails on a amd64
> FreeBSD 8.0 RC2 machine
> while searching the web for someone that has done this before I found this:
> my question is this... is this still relevant on FreeBSD 8.0
> RC2(amd64) and postgreSQL 8.4

There seems to be a problem if postgres is running with the same user id 
in all jails. Dan Langille got it running a while ago. Please have a 
look at his (great) site:


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