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Re: BUG #3039: install completely but can't connect to server

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Jessica" <hxq7681(at)cs(dot)rit(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #3039: install completely but can't connect to server
Date: 2007-02-23 05:25:17
Message-ID: 11763.1172208317@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Jessica" <hxq7681(at)cs(dot)rit(dot)edu> writes:
> logfile: 
> LOG:  could not bind IPv6 socket: Cannot assign requested address
> HINT:  Is another postmaster already running on port 5432? If not, wait a
> few seconds and retry.
> FATAL:  could not open lock file "/tmp/.s.PGSQL.5432.lock": Permission
> denied

> How to solve it?

Seems like you have an existing Postgres installation that you need to
shut down --- or else select a different port number for the new one
to use.

			regards, tom lane

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