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Re: Out of memory problem.

From: Scott Marlowe <smarlowe(at)g2switchworks(dot)com>
To: Marcin Giedz <marcin(dot)giedz(at)eulerhermes(dot)pl>
Cc: pgsql-admin <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Out of memory problem.
Date: 2005-04-18 14:38:36
Message-ID: 1113835116.20921.480.camel@state.g2switchworks.com (view raw or flat)
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On Sat, 2005-04-16 at 00:35, Marcin Giedz wrote:
> Użytkownik Tom Lane napisał:
> 
> >Marcin Giedz <marcin(dot)giedz(at)eulerhermes(dot)pl> writes:
> >  
> >
> >>Why I still have "out of memory" despite of changing not
> >>overcommit_memory?
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Because the 2.6.10 kernel is buggy :-(  See this thread:
> >http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-general/2005-04/msg00342.php
> >  
> >
> 
> OK Thankx....
> But what is the best kernel version to work with postgres 8.0.x? This 
> thread didn't resolve the problem.

As a die hard linux user and booster, I'm still gonna have to say, the
BSD kernel.  No joke there.

Barring that, the 2.4.21 series kernel that our version of RHEL runs on
is quite stable.

I'm not sure I trust the 2.6 series kernel for production just yet.

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