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Re: kill-9 postmaster

From: Devrim GUNDUZ <devrim(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Moginraj Mohandas <moginmo(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: "pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: kill-9 postmaster
Date: 2006-03-23 17:20:34
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On Thu, 2006-03-23 at 11:17 -0600, Moginraj Mohandas wrote:
>  What is the best way to stop the database.

Send termination signal via pg_ctl : pg_ctl -D data_dir stop

>  I use "killall -9 postmaster".

Do not do that.

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