The heart of the matter was that I did not exit postgres correctly using
Ctl-D. It still kept postgres alive.
From: Joshua D. Drake [mailto:jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com]
Sent: Wednesday, 22 December 2004 4:45 PM
To: Theo Galanakis
Subject: Re: [ADMIN] Single User mode
Theo Galanakis wrote:
> I was curious if there was a better way of killing the "postgres"
> process? I needed to place out DB in single user mode Using
> "postgres". Once I had finished and exited "postgres", I could not
> start up "pg_ctl" the database as postgres was still running. Is there
> a elequant way then just using : kill -9 [#postgres-pid#]?
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