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Description of problem:
In case of ungraceful exit of postmaster (or machine crash), the
postmaster deamon can no longer be restarted at boot phase or using
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Actual Results: [FAILED]
Expected Results: [OK]
Created attachment 92242 [details]
patch to /etc/init.d/postgresql
The init script is currently being completely overhauled. I will make sure that
your suggestion is taken into consideration.
I've finally found a hack that solves this problem without the risks
involved in forcibly deleting the lock file. It's fixed for FC3 and
RHEL3 U4. See bug #134090.