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Re: HELP - Unable to start pgsql after window crashed

From: Vernon Wu <vernonw(at)gatewaytech(dot)com>
To: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org, Jean-Marc Paulin <jmp(at)micromuse(dot)com>
Subject: Re: HELP - Unable to start pgsql after window crashed
Date: 2002-07-03 21:53:33
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Jean-Marc,

You're exactly right. After remove the file, I can start the pgSQL.

Thanks a lot.

Vernon

7/3/2002 2:42:09 PM, "Jean-Marc Paulin" <jmp(at)micromuse(dot)com> wrote:

>if I remember well, pgsql creates a postmaster.pid file that you need to
>remove before you can restart pgsql.
>
>HTH
>
>JM
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Vernon Wu" <vernonw(at)gatewaytech(dot)com>
>To: <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
>Sent: Wednesday, July 03, 2002 5:31 PM
>Subject: [CYGWIN] HELP - Unable to start pgsql after window crashed
>
>
>>
>> The Window 2000 crashed this morning for unknown reasons. After I
>restarted the OS, I can't start the pgSQL. I
>> reinstalled the pgSQL. It doesn' help. I guess a file is corrupted due to
>the OS crash. How can I bring pgSQL back to
>> life again?
>>
>> Thanks in advince.
>>
>>
>> Here is the messages:
>>
>> $ net start postmaster
>> The postmaster service is starting.
>> The postmaster service could not be started.
>>
>> The service did not report an error.
>>
>> More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 3534.
>>
>> $ net helpmsg 3534
>>
>> The service did not report an error.
>>
>>
>> EXPLANATION
>>
>> The service did not report an error.
>>
>> ACTION
>>
>> Try the task later. If the problem persists, contact your network
>> administrator.
>>
>>
>>
>>
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