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Re: [GENERAL] Boneheaded Setup?

From: Simon Drabble <simon(at)eskimo(dot)com>
To: Shawn Pursley <shawn(dot)pursley(at)acorncomputers(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] Boneheaded Setup?
Date: 1999-08-24 16:12:49
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.3.96.990824120916.17404A-100000@dragon (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 24 Aug 1999, Shawn Pursley wrote:

> I've currently got pgsql up and running but I have a couple of problems and
> I'm wondering if someone can help me.
> 
> Here's what I'm getting where postgres should run the postmaster and powner
> is the common user account:
> 
> [postgres(at)pusher pgsql]$ nohup postmaster > regress.log 2>&1 &
> [1] 691
> [postgres(at)pusher pgsql]$ su powner
> Password:
> [powner(at)pusher pgsql]$ psql template1
> Connection to database 'template1' failed.
> connectDB() failed: Is the postmaster running and accepting connections at
> 'UNIX
>  Socket' on port '5432'?
> 
> I setup just about everything that the docs said to, staying away from root,
> etc.  If I run that postmaster command from the powner user, then I can
> access pgsql, but only as that user.
> 
> 
> Shawn Pursley(shawn(dot)pursley(at)service-transport(dot)com)
> 


what does the log say? can you do a ps and see the postmaster process running?


Simon.
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