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Re: Data has got Successfully Recovered !

From: "Rajesh Kumar Mallah(dot)" <mallah(at)trade-india(dot)com>
To: Jeremy Buchmann <jeremy(at)wellsgaming(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Data has got Successfully Recovered !
Date: 2002-05-17 07:34:29
Message-ID: 200205171304.29590.mallah@trade-india.com (view raw or flat)
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Thanks to postgresql ,

My data has really got recovered by itself  
after a 2 hrs of recovery process by postgresql only.
it was unbeleivable. :-)


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bash-2.03$ /usr/local/pgsql/bin/postmaster -d 5   -D /usr/local/pgsql/data
/usr/local/pgsql/bin/postmaster: PostmasterMain: initial environ dump:
-----------------------------------------
        PWD=/usr/local/pgsql/data
        HOSTNAME=linux10320
        LESSOPEN=|/usr/bin/lesspipe.sh %s
        USER=postgres
        LS_COLORS=no=00:fi=00:di=01;34:ln=01;36:pi=40;33:so=01;35:bd=40;33;01:cd=40;33;01:or=01;05;37;41:mi=01;05;37;41:ex=01;32:*.cmd=01;32:*.exe=01;32:*.com=01;32:*.btm=01;32:*.bat=01;32:*.sh=01;32:*.csh=01;32:*.tar=01;31:*.tgz=01;31:*.arj=01;31:*.taz=01;31:*.lzh=01;31:*.zip=01;31:*.z=01;31:*.Z=01;31:*.gz=01;31:*.bz2=01;31:*.bz=01;31:*.tz=01;31:*.rpm=01;31:*.cpio=01;31:*.jpg=01;35:*.gif=01;35:*.bmp=01;35:*.xbm=01;35:*.xpm=01;35:*.png=01;35:*.tif=01;35:
        MACHTYPE=i386-redhat-linux-gnu
        MAIL=/var/spool/mail/postgres
        INPUTRC=/etc/inputrc
        LANG=en_US
        DISPLAY=linux10320:11.0
        LOGNAME=postgres
        SHLVL=1
        SHELL=/bin/bash
        HOSTTYPE=i386
        OSTYPE=linux-gnu
        HISTSIZE=1000
        TERM=xterm
        HOME=/usr/local/pgsql/data
        PGDATA=/usr/local/pgsql/data
        PATH=/usr/kerberos/bin:/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin/X11:/usr/X11R6/bin:/usr/local/pgsql/bin
        _=/usr/local/pgsql/bin/postmaster
-----------------------------------------
FindExec: found "/usr/local/pgsql/bin/postgres" using argv[0]
invoking IpcMemoryCreate(size=136871936)
FindExec: found "/usr/local/pgsql/bin/postmaster" using argv[0]
DEBUG:  database system was interrupted being in recovery at 2002-05-16 21:34:20 IST
        This probably means that some data blocks are corrupted
        and you will have to use the last backup for recovery.
DEBUG:  checkpoint record is at 3/FACBFA78
DEBUG:  redo record is at 3/FACBFA78; undo record is at 0/0; shutdown FALSE
DEBUG:  next transaction id: 6174305; next oid: 30144904
DEBUG:  database system was not properly shut down; automatic recovery in progress
DEBUG:  redo starts at 3/FACBFAB8

<GAP of 2 hrs here >



DEBUG:  ReadRecord: record with zero length at 4/A3CA724C
DEBUG:  redo done at 4/A3CA7228
DEBUG:  database system is ready

=====================================================




On Friday 17 May 2002 04:35 am, Jeremy Buchmann wrote:
> Rajesh Kumar Mallah. wrote:
> > Hi ,
> >
> > my postmaster is refusing to startup. and my last backup is 18 hrs old.
> > restoring data for that backup is the last option i have.
> >
> > I have already tried pg_resetxlog -f $PGDATA , but that sets the
> > database to a state that is 2 days old.
> >
> > will anyone please help me with my best bet in recovering data
> > for $PGDATA
> >
> >  i made a copy of it before running pg_resetxlog.
> >
> > DEBUG:  database system was interrupted being in recovery at 2002-05-16
> > 21:34:20 IST This probably means that some data blocks are corrupted
> >         and you will have to use the last backup for recovery.
> > DEBUG:  checkpoint record is at 3/FACBFA78
> > DEBUG:  redo record is at 3/FACBFA78; undo record is at 0/0; shutdown
> > FALSE DEBUG:  next transaction id: 6174305; next oid: 30144904
> > DEBUG:  database system was not properly shut down; automatic recovery in
> > progress DEBUG:  redo starts at 3/FACBFAB8
>
> If your hardware is going bad, there's probably not much Pg can do.  18
> hours isn't that long ago...if that's not recent enough, you should look
> into doing more frequent backups.
>
> --Jeremy
>
>
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-- 
Rajesh Kumar Mallah,
Project Manager (Development)
Infocom Network Limited, New Delhi
phone: +91(11)6152172 (221) (L) ,9811255597 (M)

Visit http://www.trade-india.com ,
India's Leading B2B eMarketplace.



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