Problem to create a new db (ntfs)

    • Raws1
      Raws1
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      Joined: 29.07.2008 Posts: 607
      Hello !
      I have tried to create a new database for elephant on win xp and i have this error message :
      "the postgresql data directory must be on an ntfs formatted volume"
      ma partition is a fat32
      what must i do ?

      Thanks a lot

      David
  • 1 reply
    • galam
      galam
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      Joined: 06.03.2005 Posts: 11,136
      Well you have to either convert your partition to ntfs or reformat and reinstall windows. In both cases you have to do backups for your hole data. For both cases please refer to the according mictrosoft guides.