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Re: initdb could use some lower default settings (trivial patch)

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: evanm(at)frap(dot)net
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: initdb could use some lower default settings (trivial patch)
Date: 2004-03-10 00:22:14
Message-ID: 415.1078878134@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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evanm(at)frap(dot)net writes:
> 10/50 is too large, the largest Solaris can handle without changing the
> defaults is 10/46. I think it'd be a good idea if initdb probed at least a
> little lower here, say to a buffer size of 25, to let it install on Solaris
> with default shmem settings.

Actually, I'd rather than the minimum probed were higher not lower.
Performance with only 25 buffers is going to be so awful that I think
we are better off forcing the user to increase his shmem setting
instead.

			regards, tom lane

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