Re: Help - Urgent

From: Jonah H. Harris
Subject: Re: Help - Urgent
Date: ,
Msg-id: 42602B97.2040405@tvi.edu
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In response to: Help - Urgent  (ElayaRaja S)
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Did you not see the posts by Richard and Dennis?

ElayaRaja S wrote:

>Hi,
> I am unable to restart the PostgreSQL. I am using redhat Linux 9
>with postgresql 7.4.5. Unexpectedly due to ups problem my server was
>shutdown once. After that i am unable to restart the server. How to
>stop and start.
> Present status is running. If i tried to start i am getting as
>
>1)  bash-2.05b$ pg_ctl start
>pg_ctl: Another postmaster may be running.  Trying to start postmaster anyway.
>FATAL:  database files are incompatible with server
>DETAIL:  The data directory was initialized by PostgreSQL version 7.3,
>which is not compatible with this version 7.4.5.
>pg_ctl: cannot start postmaster
>Examine the log output.
>
>2)bash-2.05b$ pg_ctl restart
>/usr/local/pgsql/bin/pg_ctl: line 274: kill: (5637) - No such process
>waiting for postmaster to shut
>down................................................................
>failed
>pg_ctl: postmaster does not shut down
>
>3) bash-2.05b$ pg_ctl stop
>/usr/local/pgsql/bin/pg_ctl: line 274: kill: (5637) - No such process
>waiting for postmaster to shut
>down................................................................
>failed
>pg_ctl: postmaster does not shut down
>
>Note: Before my server shutdown i can able to do lot of times start /
>stop / restart.
>        But now i am unable to stop it. Please help me.
>
>
>  
>




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