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Postgresql doesn't start!

  • Posted March 24, 2014

As the title says I can’t manage to start postgresql daemon on the server.

I followed all the advices and instructions of previous users listed in the related page. I also checked that locales are working properly but i still get the

"could not connect to server: No such file or directory Is the server running locally and accepting connections on Unix domain socket “/tmp/.s.PGSQL.5432” error.

I KNOW it’s because postgresql’s daemon is not starting: if i run

ps auwx | grep post

it shows clearly that postgresql isn’t working. And it doesn’t start even if I run from root service start! Don’t know what to do!

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Looks like it is starting but then crashing shortly afterwards. Try checking its error log to see what’s going on.