"Peter Koczan" <pjkoczan(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> I'm going to try to force a crash on my test server to see if I can
> find out anything more. Does anyone know how to get useful debugging
> info at the time of the crash? I don't think I have things set to dump
> core anywhere, but that and/or stack traces would be nice (especially
> for child processes).
Make sure the postmaster is started under ulimit -c unlimited.
On a depressingly large fraction of modern platforms, daemons are
started with ulimit -c 0 by default :-(. Try putting "ulimit -c unlimited"
into your PG init script and restarting.
regards, tom lane
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