Re: how to start postgresql server at machine startup?
On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 3:26 PM, Jeff D <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Oct 2008, Star Liu wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 10:58 AM, Ron Johnson <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > On 10/27/08 21:07, Star Liu wrote:
>> >> I installed postgresql server in my machine, but i does not start
>> >> automatically at startup time, so i need to mannually type these
>> >> commands to start it everytime when i restart system
>> >> Desktop:~# su postgres
>> >> Desktop:/root$ cd ~
>> >> Desktop:~$ postgres -D ~/data >~/log/logfile 2>&1 &
>> >> i tried to add this command line into /etc/X11/Xsession.d/95StarHabit:
>> > Why the heck would you put it in an X script??????????
>> I do not know, I just put all the things I want to do at system
>> startup into this file
>> >> su -c "postgres -D /var/lib/postgresql/data >
>> >> /var/lib/postgresql/log/logfile 2>&1 &" postgres
>> >> but it doesn't work
>> >> how can i make these commands automatically executed at system startup?
>> >> thanks
>> > How did you install PostgreSQL? If thru a Debian package, then Debian will
>> > handle all this for you.
>> Yes, i installed it thru debian package, but it doesn't start up at
>> system startup, so i need to start it by myself, is there anyway to
>> automate it? thanks
> Are you sure its not starting and just listening on the localhost
> interface? This is how it comes configured by default. If you want it to
> listen on a different interface you have to edit
> /etc/postgresql/8.3/main/postgresql.conf to reflect that and restart it
> through /etc/init.d/postgresql-8.3 restart .
my /etc/postgresql folder has nothing inside, did i miss some process
for postgresql server? thanks
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