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  1. #1
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    Default Cannot start postgresql in BA server

    HI All,


    Cannot start postgresql , below is the error , Can one help me to know how can we solve this .

    pg_ctl.bin: another server might be running; trying to start server anyway
    waiting for server to start........
    pg_ctl.bin: this data directory appears to be running a pre-existing postmaster
    stopped waiting
    pg_ctl.bin: could not start server
    Examine the log output.
    /usr/local/pentaho50/postgresql/scripts/ctl.sh : postgresql could not be started


    Thanks a lot

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    Another server might be running. That could be it. Have you checked whether you have another postgres server running on that machine?
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  3. #3
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    ThanksTaqua,

    By deleting postmaster.pid file in the following environment "postgresql/data" did the trick .


    Cheers ,
    Surya Thanuri

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