Can't start portgresql after F15 -> F16 upgrade

Deron Meranda deron.meranda at
Thu Nov 17 19:13:58 UTC 2011

On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 2:08 PM, Michael Cronenworth <mike at> wrote:
> Digimer wrote:
>> 1. This should have generated a more useful error, like "data is from an
>> old version and is not compatible."
> Systemd stdout doesn't handle this and probably never will. Check your
> logs, as with any service issue.

This is something that may be confusing as people get used to systemd
rather than the old init. The "log" output for most services is now sent
to your syslog rather than stdout, even if starting manually.

grep StandardOutput= /lib/systemd/system/*.service

So whenever any service fails, you need to get used to looking in syslog
first for any possible description.

Deron Meranda

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