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Re: postgresql 7.4.6 - FATAL Database Startup Message

From: Stephan Szabo <sszabo(at)megazone(dot)bigpanda(dot)com>
To: Rao Kumar <rao(dot)kumar(at)netwolves(dot)com>
Cc: "'pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: postgresql 7.4.6 - FATAL Database Startup Message
Date: 2005-01-24 14:28:47
Message-ID: 20050124062532.C29635@megazone.bigpanda.com (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, 21 Jan 2005, Rao Kumar wrote:

> Database System startup message
>
> In postgres version  7.4.6, I notice that sometimes when the database starts
> up, it outputs a log message such as "2005-01-18 14:44:13 FATAL:  the
> database system is starting up". Shouldn't this be "LOG" instead of "FATAL"
> message. Well, it's not like the database does not startup or anything, the
> server starts up just fine all the time !

Is it possible for a client to be attempting to connect during that time?
IIRC, that message is the one sent to the client when it tries to connect
during the startup time.

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