From the manual I'm following these instructions:

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[postgres@houser bin]$ > /usr/local/pgsql/bin/postmaster -D /usr/local/pgsql/dat
a > logfile 1>&2 &
[1] 32232
bash: /usr/local/pgsql/bin/postmaster: Permission denied
[1]+ Exit 1 -D /usr/local/pgsql/data >/usr/local/pgsql/bin/pos
tmaster >logfile 1>&2
[postgres@houser bin]$ > postmaster -D /usr/local/pgsql/data > logfile 1>&2 &
[1] 32233
bash: postmaster: Permission denied
[1]+ Exit 1 -D /usr/local/pgsql/data >postmaster >logfile 1>&2[/code]

[This message has been edited by nazzone (edited September 21, 2000).]