On Wed, 21 Jan 2009, Dave Youatt wrote:
> Does it just accept the configuration parameters provided (e.g. --
> shared_buffers, effective_cache_size, etc.)?
That's it. The only time PostgreSQL gets a report from the OS related to
memory is if it makes an allocation attempt that fails. Couldn't care
less what Linux thinks the rest of the time--unless the OOM killer goes on
a rampage, counts shared memory badly, and decides to kill a database
process that is.
* Greg Smith gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com http://www.gregsmith.com Baltimore, MD
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