> Bruce Momjian said:
> > > Any ideas on what might be going on here? And, if postgres won't
> > > be able to access the table, is there any hope of extracting rows from
> > > the raw database file, such that I could reconstruct the table?
> > pg_dump -t tablename, drop and reload?
> I thought pg_dump got the data out via queries through the backend?
> (But, then, I could be wrong... please correct me if so...)
> -Brandon :)
I gets the data out via COPY, which is slightly different than a normal
query that does through the parser/optimizer/executor. It is possible
you just have a lot of extra data and it is taking time to vacuum.
If there is a real problem, I would dump the entire database and reload
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