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Re: Windows: PG Service Won't Start

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "CSN" <cool_screen_name90001(at)yahoo(dot)com>,<pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Windows: PG Service Won't Start
Date: 2005-10-02 20:30:18
Message-ID: 6BCB9D8A16AC4241919521715F4D8BCE92E6EA@algol.sollentuna.se (view raw or flat)
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> My computer crashed, and when I try to start the PostgreSQL 
> service I get this message:
> 
> "The PostgreSQL Database Server 8.0 service on Local Computer 
> started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if 
> they have no work to do, for example, the Performance Logs 
> and Alerts service."
> 
> I looked in PG's logs and there's nothing - the last log is 
> from Sep. 30 (and it doesn't contain anything of note). Any 
> idea what the problem is and how to get PG running again?
> 
> PG 8.x
> Windows XP Pro

Check your eventlog for any messages.

If this also shows nothing, try starting the postmaster manually using
runas on pg_ctl.

//Magnus

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