* Dan Moschuk <dan(at)freebsd(dot)org> [001103 14:55] wrote:
> Server process (pid 13361) exited with status 26 at Fri Nov 3 17:49:44 2000
> Terminating any active server processes...
> NOTICE: Message from PostgreSQL backend:
> The Postmaster has informed me that some other backend died abnormally and possibly corrupted shared memory.
> I have rolled back the current transaction and am going to terminate your database system connection and exit.
> Please reconnect to the database system and repeat your query.
> This happens fairly regularly. I assume exit code 26 is used to dictate
> that a specific error has occured.
> The database is a decent size (~3M records) with about 4 indexes.
What version of postgresql? Tom Lane recently fixed some severe problems
with vacuum and heavily used databases, the fix should be in the latest
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