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comment postgres server fails to start, produces no log, how to to troubleshoot?
@chrismarx - The service command is just a convenient wrapper around the /etc/init.d/ script that actually starts and stops the process. You'll need to look at that script to see what it's doing differently from when you manually run it. Doing something like bash -x /etc/init.d/postgresql start might be a good place to start your research.
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comment Linux Centos with dmesg timestamp
Using rc.local is really kind of an ugly solution for this (using rc.local is almost always an ugly solution to anything). A better solution would be to put printk.time = 1 into /etc/sysctl.conf or a file in /etc/sysctl.d/. That's the reason these files exist. Cramming stuff into rc.local will eventually leave you with a fragile, convoluted, messy, unreliable start-up.
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comment Cannot remove or list directory (ls or rm) Linux - Debian
@mpez0 - Good point. I usually jump to find for the flexibility and filtering features that I typically want for handling large directories, but ls -f handles simple needs quite well, too.
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