myserver:~ # /etc/init.d/postgresql start
Starting PostgreSQL 9.1.9 pg_ctl: could not start server
Examine the log output.
I am not able to start postgresql.
please advise.

myserver:~ # cat /etc/*-release
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64)
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Mark BullockQA EngineerCommented:
Try running it as superuser:
sudo /etc/init.d/postgresql start

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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
@Mark - # prompt indicates root is used to try the start.

@linuxperson - How about you have a look at the log? Posting a part of it would help us making an analysis.
linuxpersonAuthor Commented:
I have uninstalled and reinstalled the postgres .

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linuxpersonAuthor Commented:
not enough time.

i had to reinstall the service
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