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Re: Database Recovery

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>
Cc: harry(at)uklug(dot)co(dot)uk, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Database Recovery
Date: 2004-12-20 02:33:40
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Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl> writes:
> On Sun, Dec 19, 2004 at 04:11:17PM -0800, Harry wrote:
>> http://www.hjackson.org/blog/archives/2004/12/postgresql_data.html

> Huh, this sounds like transaction Id wraparound to me.

Given the mention of a drive glitch, I'm mentally comparing it to our
present theory about Joe Conway's recent troubles.  That is, I wonder
if he had a mistakenly-reinitialized pg_control.

Harry, are you using a Postgres start script that will automatically
run initdb if it doesn't see a valid data directory at $PGDATA?

			regards, tom lane

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