Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Re: Can't restart Postgres

From: "Thom Brown" <thombrown(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Scott Marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Can't restart Postgres
Date: 2008-10-29 18:57:33
Message-ID: bddc86150810291157t6d243f95v6339991c7ab62b21@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
Thread:
Lists: pgsql-general
Actually I did "ps aux | grep post" just to cover all bases, but still
nothing.. except of course the grep itself.

On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 6:38 PM, Scott Marlowe <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 9:43 AM, Thom Brown <thombrown(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>  * Forcing it to shutdown which leads to a recover-run on next startup.
>> pg_ctl: PID file "/var/lib/postgresql/8.3/data/postmaster.pid" does not exist
>> Is server running?
>>  * Forced shutdown failed!!! Something is wrong with your system,
>> please take care of it manually.
>>               [ ok ]
>>  * Starting PostgreSQL ...
>> waiting for server to
>> start...............................................................could
>> not start server                                        [ !! ]
>>  * The pid-file doesn't exist but pg_ctl reported a running server.
>>  * Please check whether there is another server running on the same
>> port or read the log-file.
>
> At this point did you do something like:
>
> ps ax|grep postgres
>
> ???
>

In response to

Responses

pgsql-general by date

Next:From: Matthew T. O'ConnorDate: 2008-10-29 19:46:30
Subject: Re: autovacuum
Previous:From: Noah FreireDate: 2008-10-29 18:39:22
Subject: autovacuum

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2014 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group