[CLUG-tech] postgres won't start after power failure

Andre Coetzee andre at do.co.za
Tue Feb 21 08:50:30 SAST 2006


On Tuesday 21 February 2006 02:17, Alan McKinnon wrote:
<snip>
>
> Probably file corruption. Hopefully it's not the data that got
> corrupted. A quick check would be to store the existing data safely
> away and create a new database. If that works, get out the most
> recent backup
>
probably not,
try deleting the .pid file (/var/lib/pgsql
or in the data folder) there are other things
it could be as well but because debug shows
nada, it's probably a duplicate pid

hth

andre
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