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Re: [ADMIN] shared_buffers and shmmax

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, valiouk(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org, dx k9 <bitsandbytes88(at)hotmail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: [ADMIN] shared_buffers and shmmax
Date: 2008-12-16 00:35:38
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Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
> Alvaro Herrera wrote:
>> I don't find it any clearer ... I think the missing clue is that if you
>> specify shared_buffers values in MB, you must divide the value by block
>> size.

> Well, the heading says "object" now so I thought it would suggest we are
> talking about objects and not bytes.

I'm with Alvaro: neither of those changes were improvements.

			regards, tom lane

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