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Bug ID16142
PG Version12.0
OSKali Linux
Opened2019-11-29 19:18:05+00
Reported byMichael Lotter

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The following bug has been logged on the website:

Bug reference:      16142
Logged by:          Michael Lotter
Email address:      (redacted)
PostgreSQL version: 12.0
Operating system:   Kali Linux

I try to initiate PostgreSQL
when I do this, it shows it is all good until the end and says host is
How is that fixed?
it shows 
version: cluster: port: status: etc.

Port is correct status shows down.

When I go to initialise PostgreSQL, it goes no further.

Ver Cluster Port Status Owner    Data directory              Log file
12  main    5432 down   postgres /var/lib/postgresql/12/main
update-alternatives: using /usr/share/postgresql/12/man/man1/postmaster.1.gz
to provide /usr/share/man/man1/postmaster.1.gz (postmaster.1.gz) in auto
invoke-rc.d: could not determine current runlevel
Setting up postgresql (12+210) ...
Processing triggers for systemd (243-8) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.29-3) …



2019-11-29 19:18:05+00PG Bug reporting formBUG #16142: host down
2019-11-29 21:37:20+00Tomas VondraRe: BUG #16142: host down