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PostgreSQL 8.1 out of space and stopped, data directory is empty

I used PostgreSQL 8.1 on Gentoo/Linux 2.6.14r5. My db server's disk space looks like below: db postgresql # df -l Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/sda3 ...
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Install specific version of package (postgresql) along with most recent version on gentoo

I upgraded our gentoo server, got lost in the messages and, to make the story short, I ended up removing my postgresql 9.1 BEFORE I run a pg_upgrade to 9.2.. Then I discovered that pg_upgrade requires ...
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Postgresql won't start, “Socket conflict”

I have a problem starting Postgresql on Gentoo. $ /etc/init.d/postgresql-9.1 start * Socket conflict. * A server is already listening on: * /var/run/postgresql/.s.PGSQL.5432 * HINT: Change ...
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Django error saying “could not connect to server: Permission denied”

I am getting an error trying to visit my Django app. I am running Gentoo and the web server is Apache with the mod_wsgi module to display Django. The error says OperationalError at /admin/ could not ...
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Postgresql migration disaster?

I am running Gentoo. I upgraded from Postgresql 8.2.7 to 9.0.1. Somewhere in the upgrade process, the old Postgresql got unmerged unstead of getting slotted, so it's gone. The old version is also gone ...
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Gentoo Portage, why PostgreSQL 8.4 is named as postgresql-base?

Where does the -base come from? Why the word base, as version 8.1 is simply named postgresql.