[no cc:s pls] On Thursday 15 April 2004 19.37, W. Borgert wrote: > Quoting Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder <firstname.lastname@example.org>: > > - what's the different between poweroff and halt? They're probably > > not both necessary. > > AFAIK, halt doesn't switch off the system, poweroff does. may depend on the kernel and the BIOS and ... My experience is that halt switches off the power (environment permitting). I've never used poweroff. > > - postgresql: point to pg_hba.conf, and perhaps add how to change > > password for a user. > > I'm too new to PostgreSQL, could you please provide for a short > paragraph? pg_hba.conf is documented well enough in the default file shipped that I think a simple pointer will be enough ('/etc/postgres/pg_hba.conf - define who has access to the databases). Passwords are changed at the SQL console with "ALTER USER name WITH PASSWORD 'password';" cheers -- vbi -- The content of this message may or may not reflect the opinion of me, my employer, my girlfriend, my cat or anybody else, regardless of the fact whether such an employer, girlfriend, cat, or anybody else exists. I (or my employer, girlfriend, cat or whoever) disclaim any legal obligations resulting from the above message. You, as the reader of this message, may or may not have the permission to redistribute this message as a whole or in parts, verbatim or in modified form, or to distribute any message at all.