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Re: [ADMIN] shared_buffers and shmmax

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, valiouk(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org, dx k9 <bitsandbytes88(at)hotmail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: [ADMIN] shared_buffers and shmmax
Date: 2008-12-16 03:13:21
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
> > Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> >> I don't find it any clearer ... I think the missing clue is that if you
> >> specify shared_buffers values in MB, you must divide the value by block
> >> size.
> 
> > Well, the heading says "object" now so I thought it would suggest we are
> > talking about objects and not bytes.
> 
> I'm with Alvaro: neither of those changes were improvements.

OK, I never got the change applied because of Alvaro's objection so
there is nothing to revert.   Alvaro said he has an idea for improved
wording;  I do not.

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