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Re: Postgres DB on smbfs?

From: Andrew McMillan <andrew(at)catalyst(dot)net(dot)nz>
To: Andreas Gabriel <a-gabriel(at)web(dot)de>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postgres DB on smbfs?
Date: 2002-10-29 18:30:43
Message-ID: 1035916243.2130.21.camel@kant.mcmillan.net.nz (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 2002-10-29 at 22:41, Andreas Gabriel wrote:
> It's possible to use and save Postgres DB on a NT smbfs filesystem (smbmount)?

It should be possible, but it is never recommended to have the database
on a network file system.

What would happen if the network server were to be shut down in the
middle of a transaction?  You would be needing to restore from backup, I
suspect.

Cheers,
					Andrew.
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