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Re: problem with postgres and mandrake 8.2

From: Lamar Owen <lamar(dot)owen(at)wgcr(dot)org>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>,renaud diez <renaud(dot)diez(at)skynet(dot)be>
Cc: <pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: problem with postgres and mandrake 8.2
Date: 2002-04-15 17:44:19
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On Monday 15 April 2002 01:18 pm, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> > I can't access my postgres db after installation,  when asking me the
> > login and the password, i set 'postgres' (i'm on root) and leave password
> > to blank : don't work !

> The default installation doesn't require a password.

The default postgres Unix user in the RPMs cannot be logged into.  You must su 
to it from root -- then you can change the Unix user 'postgres' password.

The database superuser does not equal the postgres unix user.
Lamar Owen
WGCR Internet Radio
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