Fix Is the server running on host "localhost" (::1) and accepting TCP/IP connections on port 5432?

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Abizeyimana Victor
·Nov 22, 2021·

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Most likely it's because your system shutdown unexpectedly Try

postgres -D /usr/local/var/postgres # for Intel M1
postgres -D /usr/local/var/postgres # for Silicon

You might see

FATAL:  lock file "" already exists
HINT:  Is another postmaster (PID 449) running in data directory "/usr/local/var/postgres"?

Then try

kill -9 PID


kill -9 419 And it should start postgres normally

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