[GRASS-user] problem with v.distance in Windows

Hamish hamish_b at yahoo.com
Sun May 25 21:39:03 EDT 2008

Jonathan Aguero-Valverde wrote:
> DBMI-Postgres driver error:
> Cannot connect to Postgres: could not connect to server:
> Connection refused 
> (0x0000274D/10061)
>         Is the server running on host "localhost"
> and accepting
>         TCP/IP connections on port 6543?
> GRASS_INFO_WARNING(4116,1): Cannot open database 
> 'host=localhost,dbname=thesisWA,port=6543'
> GRASS_INFO_END(4116,1)
> GRASS_INFO_ERROR(4116,2): Unable to open database 
> <host=localhost,dbname=thesisWA,port=6543> by driver
> <pg>
> GRASS_INFO_END(4116,2)

can you use any other vector processing modules which use the DB?
disconnect from the internet and try turning off your firewall temporarily?

> It looks like somehow the port is hardcoded to 6543 in
> v.distance.

this is not the case.

> If I tried db.tables -p it gives me the list of my tables so it
> looks like my connection settings are fine.

to say that for sure you would need to see that other processing modules work, not just deescriptive ones. v.db.addcol?



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