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Re: Warm standby system - FATAL: the database system is starting up

From: Artis Caune <Artis(dot)Caune(at)latnet(dot)lv>
To: Glyn Astill <glynastill(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Warm standby system - FATAL: the database system is starting up
Date: 2007-12-22 20:04:49
Message-ID: 476D6DE1.4050600@latnet.lv (view raw or flat)
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Glyn Astill wrote:
> FATAL:  the database system is starting up
> FATAL:  the database system is starting up
> FATAL:  the database system is starting up
> 
> 
> As far as I know theres nothing else trying to connect.


I think you are using FreeBSD, and default pg_ctl flags in rc.d contains
"-w" option, which wait for start/stop to complete. It check this by
connecting to postmaster.

change postgresql_flags in /etc/rc.conf to:
   postgresql_flags="-s -m fast"
or
   postgresql_flags="-s -m smart"


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