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Re: postmaster successfully started?

From: "Jay Emerson" <sysadmin(at)sysadmincorner(dot)com>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: postmaster successfully started?
Date: 2001-06-07 20:53:05
Message-ID: 9fopio$13qn$ (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-admin
Look in the Admin Docs: Starting the Server. pg_ctl -o "-i <other options>".
Or edit the TCPIP_SOCKETS parameter in pogresql.conf.

"Andy Jenks" <andy(at)compete(dot)com> wrote in message
> after starting the postmaster:
> pg_ctl -o "-o -F -B 3000 -S -N2 -ps -pn" start
> postmaster successfully started
> so the postmaster is started right? but I keep on getting the following
> createdb test1
> psql: connectDBStart() -- connect() failed: No such file or directory
>         Is the postmaster running locally
>         and accepting connections on Unix socket '/tmp/.s.PGSQL.5432'?
> createdb: database creation failed
> any ideas why it says the system is started but I still can't connect?
> removed /tmp/.s.PGSQL.5432 and tried again but still had the same result.
> any help would be appreciated.
> thanks
> andy
> --
> Andy Jenks
> Compete Inc.
> andy(at)compete(dot)com

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