PostgreSQL for Mac OS X
Subject:   can't create a new DB
Date:   2004-01-03 13:59:08
From:   anonymous2
Response to: can't create a new DB

The Postmaster has to be running before you can issue commands. The easiest way to start the postmaster is to install the Postgres Startup item created by Marc Liyanage which you can find at this page:

It may work for you out of the box; but if it doesn't, check his User Forums for information on how to fix the problem.