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Re: pg_ctl reload query

From: Shilpa Sudhakar <ssudhakar(at)internode(dot)com(dot)au>
To: Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_ctl reload query
Date: 2008-02-21 23:11:50
Message-ID: 47BE0536.3080605@internode.com.au (view raw or flat)
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Thanks for the reply.

I am sure i didn't issue the restart command. i only did the reload.

I'll find out from my other team mates if they issued any restart 
command by mistake.

Thanks again.

Regards,
Shilpa


Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 04:01:00PM +1030, Shilpa Sudhakar wrote:
>   
>> Hi All,
>>
>> Wanted to know what does pg_ctl do in the background when we run *pg_ctl 
>> -D datadir reload *
>>     
>
> It sends a SIGHUP to the back end.
>  
>   
>> command. Generally, it just reloads the files and everything works fine.
>> But strangely, last time when we ran the reload command and tried to 
>> access *psql dbname, *
>> It gives a message *"database shutting down" *
>>     
>
> Are you sure you didn't issue "restart" instead?  It's an easy enough
> mistake to make.
>
> A
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