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Re: [Support i5GKDLjR008723] PGRES_FATAL_ERROR: out of free buffers:

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "David F(dot) Skoll" <dfs(at)roaringpenguin(dot)com>
Cc: Jochen Wiedmann <jochen(dot)wiedmann(at)freenet(dot)de>,pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org, support(at)roaringpenguin(dot)com,netmaster(at)euwid(dot)de
Subject: Re: [Support i5GKDLjR008723] PGRES_FATAL_ERROR: out of free buffers:
Date: 2004-06-18 15:22:12
Message-ID: 20710.1087572132@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"David F. Skoll" <dfs(at)roaringpenguin(dot)com> writes:
> Hi, Jochen.
>> However, we frequently observe the following message in the log files:
>> PGRES\_FATAL_ERROR : ERROR:  out of free buffers: time to abort!
>> Any hints what's going on? Suggestion?

IIRC, there was a problem in 7.3 - 7.3.2 that tended to provoke this
failure.  It's repaired in 7.3.3 and later.  If you want to stay in
the 7.3 series rather than upgrade to 7.4, I would *strongly* recommend
moving to 7.3.6.

			regards, tom lane

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