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Re: catastrophic error

From: Bricklen Anderson <BAnderson(at)PresiNET(dot)com>
To: Joel Fradkin <jfradkin(at)wazagua(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: catastrophic error
Date: 2005-05-12 19:55:55
Message-ID: 4283B4CB.9040700@PresiNET.com (view raw or flat)
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Joel Fradkin wrote:
> Hi,
> 
>  
> 
> I have been live for 4 days (vacuums run each night and backups done 
> each night).
> 
> Today around 2:30 PM  EST my web app returned a catastrophic error.
> 
> Both web servers appeared to have the issue.
> 
> I could go on them and get data via pgadmin.
> 
> I could log on the server (IIS servers are win2k and pg is Redhat AS4 
> running 8.0.2) and see it was not using much memory or cpu.
> 
> Neither the web or database servers seemed stressed?
> 
> Any ideas what I should look at?
> 
> I re-booted the IIS servers and it did not fix the issue.
> 
> I rebooted the database server and the web servers are back to connecting.
> 
>  
> 
> Being new to postgres I am not sure what to look at for the cause and 
> hopefully permanent fix to this.
> 
>  
> 
> Thanks in advance to any ideas (I did search the archive, but only saw a 
> mention of pre 8 versions and oid numbering wraparound).
> 
>  
> 
> Joel Fradkin

Any messages in syslog on db server? Any web error logs that you can check?

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