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Re: Fwd: Out of Memory on Reindex

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Chris Hoover <revoohc(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: "pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Fwd: Out of Memory on Reindex
Date: 2007-05-30 17:52:06
Message-ID: 465DB9C6.80301@commandprompt.com (view raw or flat)
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Chris Hoover wrote:
> Any ideas?

Drop it and try to recreate it. As far as the parameter it is 
maintenance_work_mem but that should spill to disk which means you ran 
out of actual memory too.

Joshua D. Drake

P.S. You *need* to upgrade to 8.1.9

> 
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: *Chris Hoover* <revoohc(at)gmail(dot)com <mailto:revoohc(at)gmail(dot)com>>
> Date: May 29, 2007 11:36 AM
> Subject: Out of Memory on Reindex
> To: "pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org <mailto:pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>" 
> <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org <mailto:pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>>
> 
> I am getting the following error when trying to run a reindex on one of 
> my databases.
> 
> reindexdb: reindexing of database "xxx" failed: ERROR:  out of memory
> DETAIL:  Failed on request of size 268435456.
> 
> Can someone advise on what memory parameter was violated?  Are we 
> looking at work_mem, shmmax, or something else?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Chris
> 
> PG 8.1.3
> 


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