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Re: Backend failure...

From: "Robert J(dot) Sanford, Jr(dot)" <rsanford(at)trefs(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Backend failure...
Date: 2002-07-18 17:55:15
Message-ID: DLEOKEMOOBGOBOHDJBAMEEBICIAA.rsanford@trefs.com (view raw or flat)
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Yes.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark McEahern [mailto:marklists(at)mceahern(dot)com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 18, 2002 12:47 PM
> To: Robert J. Sanford, Jr.; pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: RE: [CYGWIN] Backend failure...
>
>
> This is a total wag:
>
> Are you running postmaster as a service?
>
> // m
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: pgsql-cygwin-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
> > [mailto:pgsql-cygwin-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org]On Behalf Of Robert J.
> > Sanford, Jr.
> > Sent: Thursday, July 18, 2002 12:32 PM
> > To: pgsql-cygwin(at)postgresql(dot)org
> > Subject: [CYGWIN] Backend failure...
> >
> >
> > I am running PostgreSQL 7.2 using the cygwin libs. The server
> > platform is a
> > Win2K machine with lots of RAM and lots of drive space.
> >
> > The clients that I have been using are
> > a) the Mac OSX psql client pre-built by Marc Liyange and
> > b) Perl DBI
> >
> > I can dupe this very consistently...
> >
> > I get into a terminal window and use psql to connect to the database. I
> > start up another terminal window and kick off a Perl app that
> > parses a bunch
> > of data files and dumps them to the server. Total running time is about
> > fifteen minutes if it doesn't crater. Most of that time is
> spent in my bad
> > Perl code :)
> >
> > If I allow the client machine to go into screen saver mode then I
> > will get a
> > message saying that the server has detected a backend failure and all
> > clients have been disconnected. Actually, the service has shut
> itself down
> > and I have to get to the server and restart it.
> >
> > If I don't run the psql client it doesn't happen. I'm guessing
> > that when the
> > screensaver kicks in the psql client tries to go to sleep but something
> > nasty happens and the server goes down.
> >
> > While I can work around the psql client not being there, the
> server should
> > not go down.
> >
> > rjsjr
> >
> >
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> >
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