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Re: [HACKERS] urgent: upgraded to 8.2, getting kernel panics

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Merlin Moncure <mmoncure(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,postgres general <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>,devrim(at)commandprompt(dot)com
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] urgent: upgraded to 8.2, getting kernel panics
Date: 2007-03-01 13:50:10
Message-ID: 20070301135010.GB4202@svr2.hagander.net (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Mar 01, 2007 at 08:32:57AM -0500, Merlin Moncure wrote:
> 
> Following an emergency downgrade back to 8.1, the kernel panics went
> away.  Note that I don't believe for a second that the database was
> the root cause here...research suggest that the problem is due to some
> type of bug in the scsi driver.  Exactly why 8.2 brings this out is a
> mystery...working on getting an enterprise kernel on the server.

Probably it's pushing some part of the I/O system harder than 8.1, thus
exposing the bug faster.

//Magnus

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