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URGENT: Out of disk space pg_xlog

From: "Jeremy Haile" <jhaile(at)fastmail(dot)fm>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: URGENT: Out of disk space pg_xlog
Date: 2006-12-22 16:06:46
Message-ID: 1166803606.2828.281701761@webmail.messagingengine.com (view raw or flat)
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I created a 10GB partition for pg_xlog and ran out of disk space today
during a long running update.  My checkpoint_segments is set to 12, but
there are 622 files in pg_xlog.  What size should the pg_xlog partition
be?  

Postmaster is currently not starting up (critical for my organization)
and reports "FATAL: The database system is starting up" .

The log reports:
2006-12-22 10:50:09 LOG:  checkpoint record is at 2E/87A323C8
2006-12-22 10:50:09 LOG:  redo record is at 2E/8729A6E8; undo record is
at 0/0; shutdown FALSE
2006-12-22 10:50:09 LOG:  next transaction ID: 0/25144015; next OID:
140986
2006-12-22 10:50:09 LOG:  next MultiXactId: 12149; next MultiXactOffset:
24306
2006-12-22 10:50:09 LOG:  database system was not properly shut down;
automatic recovery in progress
2006-12-22 10:50:09 LOG:  redo starts at 2E/8729A6E8


This has been running for 20 minutes.  What can I do?  Please help!

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