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Re: Unable to connect to a specific database

From: Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Unable to connect to a specific database
Date: 2006-01-16 17:38:09
Message-ID: 20060116173809.GB18743@phlogiston.dyndns.org (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, Jan 13, 2006 at 09:19:30PM -0500, Christopher Browne wrote:
> It is possible that you have corrupted the database by issuing "kill
> -9."

If that's true, then WAL doesn't work.  kill -9 shouldn't be any more
harmful than a machine crash.  That is to say, it's very bad news,
but it shouldn't actually corrupt the database.

A

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