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Bug#34738: postgresql: Crash! (fwd)

From: "Oliver Elphick" <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Bug#34738: postgresql: Crash! (fwd)
Date: 1999-03-20 07:32:20
Message-ID: 199903200732.HAA29060@linda.lfix.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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Lists: pgsql-ports
I have the following report from an Alpha user of the Debian postgresql
package.

This is the backend log:
================================================================
binding ShmemCreate(key=52e2c1, size=909848)
/usr/lib/postgresql/bin/postmaster: ServerLoop:		handling reading 4
/usr/lib/postgresql/bin/postmaster: ServerLoop:		handling reading 4
/usr/lib/postgresql/bin/postmaster: ServerLoop:		handling writing 4
/usr/lib/postgresql/bin/postmaster: BackendStartup: environ dump:
-----------------------------------------
	PWD=/etc/postgresql
	PAGER=less
	HOSTNAME=erwin
	CLASSPATH=.:/usr/local/jdk117/classes.zip:/usr/local/swing/swing.jar
	LESS=-i
	USER=postgres
	MACHTYPE=alpha-unknown-linux-gnu
	EDITOR=/usr/bin/joe
	SWING_HOME=/usr/local/swing
	JAVA_HOME=/usr/local/jdk117
	LOGNAME=postgres
	SHLVL=3
	MINICOM=-l -c on
	MPAGE=-bLetter
	SHELL=/bin/sh
	PGLIB=/usr/lib/postgresql
	HOSTTYPE=alpha
	OSTYPE=linux-gnu
	TERM=screen
	HOME=/var/postgres
	PGDATA=/var/postgres/data
	PATH=/usr/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/us
r/X11R6/bin
	POSTPORT=5432
	POSTID=2147483647
	PG_USER=postgres
	IPC_KEY=5432000
-----------------------------------------
/usr/lib/postgresql/bin/postmaster: BackendStartup: pid 13494 user postgres db 
template1 socket 4
/usr/lib/postgresql/bin/postmaster child[13494]: starting with 
(/usr/lib/postgresql/bin/postgres, -p, -d99, -P4, -v131072, template1, )
FindExec: found "/usr/lib/postgresql/bin/postgres" using argv[0]
debug info:
	User         = postgres
	RemoteHost   = localhost
	RemotePort   = 0
	DatabaseName = template1
	Verbose      = 99
	Noversion    = f
	timings      = f
	dates        = Normal
	bufsize      = 64
	sortmem      = 512
	query echo   = f
InitPostgres
FATAL 1:  palloc failure: memory exhausted
proc_exit(0) [#0]
shmem_exit(0) [#0]
exit(0)
/usr/lib/postgresql/bin/postmaster: reaping dead processes...
/usr/lib/postgresql/bin/postmaster: CleanupProc: pid 13494 exited with status 0
pmdie 15
proc_exit(0) [#0]
shmem_exit(0) [#0]
exit(0)
================================================================

Does any Alpha user know of a possible reason for this?

------- Forwarded Message

Date:    Wed, 17 Mar 1999 18:15:12 -0600
From:    John Goerzen <jgoerzen(at)complete(dot)org>
To:      submit(at)bugs(dot)debian(dot)org
Subject: Bug#34738: postgresql: Crash!

Package: postgresql
Version: 6.4.2-1

erwin ~$ createuser jgoerzen
Connection to database 'template1' failed.
FATAL 1:  palloc failure: memory exhausted

createuser: database access failed.

- -- System Information
Debian Release: potato
Kernel Version: Linux erwin 2.2.3 #1 Mon Mar 15 20:33:52 CST 1999 alpha unknown

Versions of the packages postgresql depends on:
ii  libc6.1         2.0.7.19981211 GNU C Library: shared libraries
ii  libncurses4     4.2-3          Shared libraries for terminal handling
ii  libreadlineg2   2.1-13         GNU readline and history libraries, run-time
ii  libpgsql2       6.4.2-1        Shared library libpq.so.2 for PostgreSQL
ii  debianutils     1.11           Miscellaneous utilities specific to Debian.

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