On Monday 23 December 2002 18:54, Tom Lane wrote:
> Andreas Schmitz <a(dot)schmitz(at)cityweb(dot)de> writes:
> > I have a little problem with a database that is growing drastically. I am
> > getting short on diskspace within $PGDATA. Is there a way to use $PGDATA2
> > in addition to $PGDATA with the same database ?
> There's no really practical way to do that at the moment within
> Postgres. I'd recommend looking into OS-level facilities for spreading
> a filesystem over multiple physical volumes --- depending on your
> platform you might be able to do it with LVM, software RAID, etc.
> regards, tom lane
thanks a lot for the answer. I considered using the raid functionality. My
problem is that I will loose days of work when I have to stop now. A $PGDATA2
ist known to the databaseserver. However, are there any plans for postgresql
to implement this feature ?
Andreas Schmitz - Phone +49 201 8501 318
Friedrichstr. 12 - Fax +49 201 8501 104
45128 Essen - email a(dot)schmitz(at)cityweb(dot)de
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