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Createdb fails

From: "Stephen Rasku" <srasku(at)tantalus-systems(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Createdb fails
Date: 2004-02-13 16:48:25
Message-ID: 000001c3f251$331d3210$ (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-novice
I am trying to use PostgreSQL 7.2.1 on QNX 6.2.0.  This version is
available as a third party package from QNX.

After installing the package, I am trying to initialize the database as
described in the Administrator Manual.

I started postmaster using the following command:

	postmaster -D /var/postgres/data >>logfile 2>&1 &

I have verified that postmaster is running by using "ps".

I then try to create a database using the following command:

	createdb test

and I get the following error:

psql: could not connect to server: Connection refused
        Is the server running locally and accepting
        connections on Unix domain socket ""?
createdb: database creation failed

The odd thing that I notice is that the socket is null (i.e. "").  Is
this expected?  Anyone know what I am doing wrong?



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