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Author Jared Greenwald <greenwaldjared@gmail.com>
Full name Jared Greenwald <greenwaldjared@gmail.com>
Date 2007-11-23 06:37:50 PST
Message My guess is that the server isn't running. You should be able to test
this by just trying to connect to the db directly (through the
postgresql client). Other than that, you would need to contact the
postgresql mailing lists.

On Nov 23, 2007 6:59 AM, Darryl Plank <Darryl dot Plank at aems dot net> wrote:
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> I'm getting a « connection refused » during the « cinstall initdb » part of
> the install. Does anyone have an idea why?
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> Here is the traceback:
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> *** Start ***
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> -bash-3.00$ postmaster -D /usr/local/pgsql/data > logfile 2>&1 &
> [1] 16618
> -bash-3.00$ psql test
> Bienvenue dans psql 7.4.16, l'interface interactive de PostgreSQL.
>
> Tapez: \copyright pour les termes de distribution
> \h pour l'aide-mémoire sur les commandes SQL
> \? pour l'aide-mémoire sur les commandes internes
> \g ou terminez avec un point-virgule pour exécuter une requête
> \q pour quitter
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> test=# \q
> -bash-3.00$ /sbin/cinstall initdb
> Nov 23 12:53:51 Could not get DB connection!
> Nov 23 12:5351 : EXCEPTION in /usr/share/current/d​b/postgres/postgres.​py,
> getConnection(), 36 [logException()]
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "/usr/share/current/​db/postgres/postgres​.py", line 32, in
> getConnection
> database=self.config​['db_name'])
> File "/usr/lib/python2.3/​site-packages/pgdb.p​y", line 371, in connect
> dbtty, dbuser, dbpasswd)
> InternalError: could not connect to server: Connection refused
> Is the server running on host "localhost" and accepting
> TCP/IP connections on port 5432?
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> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "/sbin/cinstall", line 191, in ?
> main()
> File "/sbin/cinstall", line 158, in main
> db.selectBackend(config)
> File "/usr/share/current/​db/__init__.py", line 39, in selectBackend
> db = CurrentDB(config, sdb)
> File "/usr/share/current/​db/currentdb.py", line 62, in __init__
> self.conn = self.specific.getConnection()
> File "/usr/share/current/​db/postgres/postgres​.py", line 32, in
> getConnection
> database=self.config​['db_name'])
> File "/usr/lib/python2.3/​site-packages/pgdb.p​y", line 371, in connect
> dbtty, dbuser, dbpasswd)
> pg.InternalError: could not connect to server: Connection refused
> Is the server running on host "localhost" and accepting
> TCP/IP connections on port 5432?
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> *** Stop ***
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> Is the problem perhaps with my way of starting the postgres server ? If so,
> how should it be started?
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> -- Darryl
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