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coderzone 4Sep2005 07:44

Installing postgreSQL on Linux
I compiled the PostgreSQL using the commands rpm -ivh *.rpm and installed it but as I want to install DSpace I have to follow the steps as follows

Once installed, you need to enable TCP/IP connections (DSpace uses JDBC). Edit postgresql.conf (usually in /usr/local/pgsql/data or /var/lib/pgsql/data), and add this line:

tcpip_socket = true

Then tighten up security a bit by editing pg_hba.conf and adding this line:

host dspace dspace md5

Then restart PostgreSQL.

But I could not find the file postgresql.conf in either of the directory as suggested.

So I tried to erase the PostgreSQL using rpm -e *.rpm and it gave an error message that Postgre ... packages not installed

so I tried rpm -i *.rpm and its message was more shocking saying that its already installed.

shabbir 4Sep2005 11:43

Re: Installing postgreSQL on Linux
Run initdb file to initialize the database and populate the data folder with the files needed.

Shabbir Bhimani

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