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Re: Postgresql Server is not starting during it's installation

From: "Scott Marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: ankur(at)adm(dot)iitkgp(dot)ernet(dot)in
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postgresql Server is not starting during it's installation
Date: 2007-09-18 16:18:06
Message-ID: dcc563d10709180918m21e4cb63gf579fe2ce717780c@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On 9/18/07, ankur(at)adm(dot)iitkgp(dot)ernet(dot)in <ankur(at)adm(dot)iitkgp(dot)ernet(dot)in> wrote:
> Hello Sir,
>           During the installation of "Postgresql Database Server" when I am tring execute the command "/usr/local/pgsql/bin/postgres -D /usr/local/pgsql/data" it shows an error message:
>         LOG:  could not translate host name "localhost", service "5432" to address: Name or service not known
>         WARNING:  could not create listen socket for "localhost"
>         FATAL:  could not create any TCP/IP sockets
> Now I am in a great trouble. You please send me the necessary steps to rectify that problem. I am waiting for your reply.

I think we need more information to help out.

What OS, what pg version, and also, what were the events leading up to
this point.

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