Can't start portgresql after F15 -> F16 upgrade

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Thu Nov 17 19:06:30 UTC 2011

Am 17.11.2011 19:52, schrieb Digimer:
> 1. This should have generated a more useful error, like "data is from an
> old version and is not compatible."

i guess there are logs of postgresql
systemd can not know why the binary ends with non-zero code

> 2. Once the data directory was moved, I had to manually (re)initialize
> the database. There should be a mechanism for 'start' to realize the
> server needs to be initialized and do so.

not really

configuration and initialization is not the job of the init-system
the only problem is that old sysv-scirpts did many things which they
never should have done, if i install a service i should read the docs

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