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Postgres 7.1-2 repeatedly fails to connect

From: "Richard Church" <rfchurch(at)hotmail(dot)com>
To: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Postgres 7.1-2 repeatedly fails to connect
Date: 2001-04-30 01:23:46
Message-ID: F9ikxkA2s86gAFzIBqJ000112db@hotmail.com (view raw or flat)
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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 with
rest of the message varying depending on the message.

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 TCP/IP?

Could it be the reason why the commands above are not working?  I  execute
these commands from the cygwin console.


Thanks

Richard


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