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Re: Connection terminated

From: joseph speigle <joe(dot)speigle(at)jklh(dot)us>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Connection terminated
Date: 2004-04-27 23:10:06
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can you connect as the user who started the postmaster, or maybe as postgres user, without password?  try not specifiying the user, just do 'psql -d template1' as postgres

On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 04:06:04PM -0700, Carla wrote:
> Hi
> I am running postgres locally. All was working well.
> I can start postgres using the command line which says:
> >postgres successfully started.
> but when I  type in the command
> >psql -U nameOfUser
> psql: server closed the connection unexpectedly
> 	This problem means the server terminated abnormally
> 	before or while processing the request.
> I have checked In postmaster.log which says:
> DEBUG:  database system is ready
> I have checked PGDATA, PGHOME and PGHOST which all have the correct path.
> I have checked postgres in the current processes running,ans that psql is on
> it path.
> Why can I no longer run psql?
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