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Re: problem with /etc/rc.local with 9/12 snapshot



C. Bensend
>> I have postgresql installed with the following at the end of
>> /etc/rc.local:
>>
>> if [ -x /usr/local/bin/pg_ctl ]; then
>>         su -l _postgresql -c "/usr/local/bin/pg_ctl start \
>>                 -D /var/postgresql/data -l /var/postgresql/logfile \
>>                 -o '-i -D /var/postgresql/data'"
>>         echo -n ' postgresql'
>>         echo '.'
>> fi
>>
>> During boot I see the postgresql and . echoed but the postmaster is not
>> running.  If I run the above lines by hand it runs fine.  I see nothing
>> in
>> the logs that would hint at why it is not starting.
>
> Doublecheck your rc.shutdown script (or however you're shutting
> PostgreSQL down) - make sure the PID file is getting removed.
>

rc.shutdown is working, pid file is gone.  I even shut it down manually
before rebooting.

> Anything in /var/postgresql/logfile?
>

Nope.

For the life of me I can't figure it out.

Greg