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Re: oom_killer

From: Claudio Freire <klaussfreire(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net>
Cc: Tory M Blue <tmblue(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: oom_killer
Date: 2011-04-21 12:53:35
Message-ID: BANLkTikh5mUX734aXEGKhbUCt2QkscW9Zw@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 2:48 PM, Stephen Frost <sfrost(at)snowman(dot)net> wrote:
>
> There's probably something else that's trying to grab all the memory and
> then tries to use it and PG ends up getting nailed because the kernel
> over-attributes memory to it.  You should be looking for that other
> process..

Not only that, you probably should set up your oom killer not to kill
postmaster. Ever.

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