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Re: BUG #1333: vacuum full apparently fails to complete

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Keith Halewood" <keith_halewood(at)systems-intelligence(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #1333: vacuum full apparently fails to complete
Date: 2004-11-30 16:40:23
Message-ID: 21194.1101832823@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"PostgreSQL Bugs List" <pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org> writes:
> At this point, the vacuum is *still* in progress (after 8 hours) and disc 
> activity is exclusively the result of this vacuum, about 140 blocks/second 
> with no disc queues. Is this likely to be a bug or just a scalability issue 
> involving vacuum and the large object table? 

vacuum full can take an awfully long time.  It might be worth your while
to try a CLUSTER instead.

			regards, tom lane

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