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Re: Can't connect after restart

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Audrey Bergeron-Morin" <audreybmorin2(at)yahoo(dot)com>,<pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Can't connect after restart
Date: 2005-08-06 17:30:19
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> > > > Any chance the old postmaster was still around
> > servicing requests
> > > > without having reloaded the config filE?
> > > 
> > > Probably. The guy who installed it was going
> > pretty fast, and
> > > I'm not sure he went and stopped the postmaster in
> > between;
> > > he probably just hit uninstall and then
> > double-click on the
> > > installer file. But it's still weird. 
> > 
> > Now that I think of it, ther eis another option. Did you only use 
> > pgadmin and/or the icons added to the start menu for psql? Because 
> > those access the registry for the port number to the backend, and 
> > there may be something happening there with the uninstlal/reinstall 
> > thing.
> We started/stopped the service a couple of times in Windows 
> Services manager, but other than that we used only pgAdmin 
> and the start menu icons. I'm not sure what you're saying 
> here, what's your theory?

I wouldn't call it a theory, more like a guess ;)

The idea is that windows sometimes to some funky stuff with startmenu
shortcuts - and since some connection information is stored there, it
might be that those weren't of the same version as the installed


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