On 9/18/07, Ankur <ankur(at)adm(dot)iitkgp(dot)ernet(dot)in> wrote:
> Thanks for your reply. I am giving you the necessary information. I am
> using Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Version 3 Update 9). Postgresql version
> is 8.2.4. When I am initializing the database server by executing the
> command "$ /usr/local/pgsql/bin/initdb -D /usr/local/pgsql/data" it shows
> successful message. But after that when I am trying to start the database
> server by executing the command "$ /usr/local/pgsql/bin/postgres -D
> /usr/local/pgsql/data" it generates an error message like:
> 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
> Sir, please tell me the required steps to rectify that problem. I am waiting
> for your reply.
Please keep threads on the list, others might benefit from this, and
someone else might have a better answer than me.
Looks like you've already got something listening on that port. do
ps ax|grep postgres
and see what pops up.
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