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Re: pgsql 8.3.3 "Invalid page header" leads to "FATAL: segment too big"

From: Achilleas Mantzios <achill(at)matrix(dot)gatewaynet(dot)com>
To: "pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pgsql 8.3.3 "Invalid page header" leads to "FATAL: segment too big"
Date: 2010-04-22 15:25:20
Message-ID: 201004221825.20609.achill@matrix.gatewaynet.com (view raw or flat)
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Στις Thursday 22 April 2010 17:42:33 γράψατε:
> Achilleas Mantzios <achill(at)matrix(dot)gatewaynet(dot)com> writes:
> > Then i did: (as i said i do not need the contents of msgsource - yet the contents of msgno are vital)
> > dd if=/dev/zero of=/usr/local/var/lib/pgsql/data/base/125714957/125716013 seek=672720 bs=8192 count=1 
> 
> > However, after that, unfortunately i get constant postgresql server restarts with:
> > FATAL:  segment too big
> 
> You got the dd command wrong and made the file size change to something
> it shouldn't be.  I think you can use dd to truncate the file back to
> what it should be (ie, exactly 1GB) but haven't had enough caffeine to
> remember exactly how.
> 
> I think the underlying error is that block 672720 isn't going to be in
> the first segment of the table --- you need to be zeroing something in
> one of the other segments...

Great, thanx a lot,
any idea about the naming of the files of those other segments?

> 
> 			regards, tom lane
> 



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Achilleas Mantzios

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