I found the issue.
I was working through terminal server, and this was causing the problem. I
ran cygwin directly from the server, and everything worked fine. Please
disregard this message.
I have seen a few other posts from people with this same issue, but I have
not found the answer on this mailing list. So hopefully someone can point
me to the answer, or answer this for me.
I am setting up PostgreSQL 7.2.1 on windows 2000 server, using Cygwin
1.3.10-1 following Jason's postgresql-7.2.1.README file. (it is very
Everything runs smoothly until I attempt the following command.
$ psql -U postgres template1
it returns the following error.
psql: server closed the connection unexpectedly
This probably means the server terminated abnormally
before or while processing the request.
Does anyone know what the issue is here?
I tried this same thing with PostgreSQL 7.2.2 and Cygwin 1.3.12-4, got the
same error. (I was hoping it was a bug with the new version.. but, alas)
Any help is very appreciated.
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