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Re: Postgresql server does not start!:( -Re: PostgreSQl newbie!

From: Chris Travers <chris(at)travelamericas(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org, lmyho <lm_yho(at)yahoo(dot)com>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postgresql server does not start!:( -Re: PostgreSQl newbie!
Date: 2006-03-30 05:09:37
Message-ID: 442B6811.40502@travelamericas.com (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:

>Chris Travers <chris(at)verkiel(dot)metatrontech(dot)com> writes:
>  
>
>>Things to check when PostgreSQL doesn't seem to start:
>>...
>>In your case, if PostgreSQL is hanging, I would suspect that the problem 
>>is likely to be with something else.  Hopefully there would be info in 
>>the serverlog that would help.
>>    
>>
>
>What I'm guessing is that the server started just fine, but the Debian
>initscript is trying to connect to it (to verify that it started) and
>that's failing because of the change in authentication options.  You
>might have to remove the -w option from pg_ctl, or some such, in the
>script ... or else fix things so that root is allowed to connect ...
>  
>
Good guess, given the log files he posted :-)

Best Wishes,
Chris Travers
Metatron Technology Consulting

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