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Re: how do you run postgres without dns server

From: Halford Dace <hal(at)stowe(dot)co(dot)za>
To: Ivan Dimitrov <dobber(at)bastun(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: how do you run postgres without dns server
Date: 2004-11-10 10:05:00
Message-ID: Pine.SGI.4.53.0411101203480.617277@jove.stowe.co.za (view raw or flat)
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localhost should be defined in your hosts file, which in most unixoid
environments is /etc/hosts.  It is not an error.

Hal


On Wed, 10 Nov 2004, Ivan Dimitrov wrote:

> I have a database on a machine that does not know what localhost is. Yes, I
> have 127.0.0.1, but I can't resolve localhost to it. I don't want to start a
> caching dns, and don't want to change resolve.conf. Upon starting, postgres
> gives error cannot bind to localhost. then starts accepting connections to
> 127.0.0.1 normaly.
> So, why does postgres try to resolve localhost in the first place? Because of
> this error pg_autovacuum does not start.
> --
>
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