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Re: PostgreSQL cannot run.

From: John Taylor <postgres(at)jtresponse(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Yingrui Chen" <c88(at)163(dot)com>, <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL cannot run.
Date: 2002-03-13 14:16:19
Message-ID: 02031314161901.01466@splash.hq.jtresponse.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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On Friday 08 March 2002 10:18, Yingrui Chen wrote:

> > Hi:
> 
> I use Debian + PostgreSQL 7.2.
> when I want to start PostgreSQL 
> 
> /uusr/local/pgsql/bin/postmaster -D /usr/local/pgsql/data
> 
> PGSTAT: bind(2): Cannot assign requested address
> 
> Why?

Two things spring to mind:
1) something (maybe postmaster) is already running on the port
2) you are trying to use a port < 1024

Regards
JohnT

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