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Re: Postgres 7.1-2 repeatedly fails to connect

From: "Richard Church" <rfchurch(at)hotmail(dot)com>
To: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postgres 7.1-2 repeatedly fails to connect
Date: 2001-05-03 09:50:02
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The problem has been resolved

>From: "Richard Church" <rfchurch(at)hotmail(dot)com>
>To: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
>Subject: [CYGWIN] Postgres 7.1-2  repeatedly fails to connect
>Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2001 01:23:46 -0000
>Question 1
>I am able to install and initdb Postgres. But whenever I try to run psql or
>createdb, it fails and I get the message below.
>The part which starts 'backend closed the channel....'  always comes up 
>rest of the message varying depending on the message.

I upgraded cygwin to the 1.3.1 version and the problem stopped. I got the 
information from an earlier post the list.

>psql: pqReadData() -- backend closed the channel unexpectedly.
>This probably means the backend terminated abnormally
>before or while processing the request.
>createdb: database creation failed
>pq_flush: send<> failed: The connection was aborted
>pq_recvbuf: recv() failed: errno

>Question 2
>My postgresql.conf file is completely commented out.
>Can anyone show me a sample which will at least allow connection via 
>Could it be the reason why the commands above are not working?  I  execute
>these commands from the cygwin console.

I think the defaults set in Postgres should work okay. The problem was not 
related to this at all

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