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Postgres superuser password issue--update

From: Laurel Williams <tech(at)clearwater-inst(dot)com>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Postgres superuser password issue--update
Date: 2001-01-18 22:30:18
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Hello all,

Well, it turns out that there was a dead password process which refused 
to be killed. This seems to have been the source of all the problems. A 
reboot was required and then passwd postgres worked fine. Probably what 
happened was that when I did Linuxconf first thing (because that was 
what was recommended by the current text I was using), this dead process 
occurred and screwed up all the other techniques I tried to change the 
Postgres password. If I was a savvier Linux user, I would have known to 
check the processes. Moral of the story: Linuxconf is a pain in the ....

However, now that I discovered that 6.5.3 does not offer referential 
integrity, we have uninstalled 6.5.3 and installed 7.0.3 in its place, 
via source code this time. So now we're awaiting a whole new set of 


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