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Re: Unexpected chunk number

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Chris Purcell <chris(dot)purcell(dot)39(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Stefan Kaltenbrunner <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org, Sunir Shah <sunir(at)sunir(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Unexpected chunk number
Date: 2006-09-12 14:23:05
Message-ID: 15848.1158070985@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Chris Purcell <chris(dot)purcell(dot)39(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> Given that we are where we are, what is the best advice? Can we  
> recover the database, given that 99% of the data works? I can happily  
> drop the entire contents of the "pagecache" table, as it is  
> regenerated on the fly, if that will obviate the problem.

That will get you past the reported problem, but I wonder what other
corruption is lurking ... once you've managed to pg_dump you'd better
inspect the data very carefully.

			regards, tom lane

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