General server problem
pbarker at barker.dropbear.id.au
Fri Aug 24 18:12:57 EST 2001
On Fri, 24 Aug 2001, adrian wrote:
> attempting to run the X font server responds thus:
> [root at snowy18 X11]# xfs
> _FontTransSocketINETCreateListener: ...SocketCreateListener() failed
> _FontTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: server already running
> xfs error: Cannot establish any listening sockets
> Aborted (core dumped)
Does "ps -waux" show anything like xfs running?
> [root at snowy18 rc5.d]# ./S85postgresql start
> Checking postgresql installation: looks good!
> Starting postgresql service: failed.
Do you have a strace output of this? "strace -o ~/straceout -f -s 8000
/etc/rc.d/init.d/postgresql restart; less ~/straceout"
> I suspect some files were corrupted, but which ones. Possibly some
> lowlevel networking.
File corruption is a possibility. Not really enough information here yet,
though. You didn't do anything like upgrade your kernel, did you?
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