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Install PostgreSQL 8.4 Database Server on CentOS, Fedora, Red Hat - Comment Page: 2

This is quick guide howto install PostgreSQL 8.4 (current stable 8.4.7) database server on CentOS, Fedora and Red Hat. Fedora 14, Fedora 13, CentOS 5.5 and Red Hat (RHEL) 5.5 has PostgreSQL 8.4 database server as default so extra repositories is not needed. Personally, I like to use Postgres own repositories, because the latest version of PostgreSQL may be quickly and easily installed. The...
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Tony

Also even if I couldn’t add the repo I still ran:

yum install postgresql84 postgresql84-server postgresql84-contrib

I got a list of what was available:

================================================================================
Installing:
postgresql84 x86_64 8.4.13-1.el5_8 base 3.7 M
postgresql84-contrib x86_64 8.4.13-1.el5_8 base 399 k
postgresql84-server x86_64 8.4.13-1.el5_8 base 5.2 M
Installing for dependencies:
libxslt x86_64 1.1.17-4.el5_8.3 base 424 k
postgresql84-libs x86_64 8.4.13-1.el5_8 base 211 k

Transaction Summary
================================================================================
Install 5 Package(s)
Upgrade 0 Package(s)

Total download size: 9.9 M
Is this ok [y/N]:

But when I hit y and enter I get this:

Downloading Packages:
http:///mrepo/rhel5-prod-x86_64/RPMS.os/postgresql84-libs-8.4.13-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404: Not Found
Trying other mirror.
http:///mrepo/rhel5-prod-x86_64/RPMS.os/postgresql84-contrib-8.4.13-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404: Not Found
Trying other mirror.
http:///mrepo/rhel5-prod-x86_64/RPMS.os/libxslt-1.1.17-4.el5_8.3.x86_64.rpm: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404: Not Found
Trying other mirror.
http://puppet.unica.net/mrepo/rhel5-prod-x86_64/RPMS.os/postgresql84-8.4.13-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404: Not Found
Trying other mirror.
http:///mrepo/rhel5-prod-x86_64/RPMS.os/postgresql84-server-8.4.13-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404: Not Found
Trying other mirror.

Error Downloading Packages:
postgresql84-contrib-8.4.13-1.el5_8.x86_64: failure: postgresql84-contrib-8.4.13-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm from base: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.
postgresql84-8.4.13-1.el5_8.x86_64: failure: postgresql84-8.4.13-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm from base: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.
postgresql84-libs-8.4.13-1.el5_8.x86_64: failure: postgresql84-libs-8.4.13-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm from base: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.
postgresql84-server-8.4.13-1.el5_8.x86_64: failure: postgresql84-server-8.4.13-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm from base: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.
libxslt-1.1.17-4.el5_8.3.x86_64: failure: libxslt-1.1.17-4.el5_8.3.x86_64.rpm from base: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.

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Tony

Is it possible to have postgresql installed in a different directory?

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