Re: could not create IPv6 socket when starting Postgres server

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Jessica Richard <rjessil(at)yahoo(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: could not create IPv6 socket when starting Postgres server
Date: 2007-08-29 19:34:58
Message-ID: 8993.1188416098@sss.pgh.pa.us
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Jessica Richard <rjessil(at)yahoo(dot)com> writes:
> If there anything that our system administrator can do to help me get
> rid of this IPv6 error?

Fix the system to not advertise an IPV6 translation for "localhost", if
it's not going to support IPV6. /etc/hosts may be the problem.

regards, tom lane

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