postgresql doesn't start on boot-up
ken at abbott.allenmyland.com
Fri Jan 13 17:10:17 PST 2006
I'm new to FreeBSD and for the first time ever, I cvsupp'ed
to freebsd-stable 6 and rebuilt everthing, following the instructions
in the handbook. It went pretty smoothly except that several services
failed to start and others acted badly.
Initially, postfix, cups and postgresql failed to start.
named started too late, so ntpd couldn't resolve the timeserver names
and couldn't set the time. I solved this per the suggestion in a prior
post by setting:
early_late_divider="NETWORKING" in rc.conf.
cups didn't start because it didn't understand the faststart argument
it was being passed. I just recompiled Samba without CUPS since I don't
have any printers anyway.
The one I can't figure out is postgresql. It doesn't start, but after
the server finishes booting, I can start it manually by running the
Also, this is probably a stupid question, but is there a boot.log or
something like that shows the bootup messages that come after dmesg?
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