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Re: Using older machines with PostgreSQL?

From: Tomka Gergely <tomka(at)zeus(dot)gau(dot)hu>
To: Paul Ganainm <paulsnewsgroups(at)hotmail(dot)com>
Cc: <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Using older machines with PostgreSQL?
Date: 2003-10-27 13:44:43
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.33.0310271441230.2615-100000@zeus.gau.hu (view raw or flat)
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2003-10-27 ragyogó napján Paul Ganainm ezt üzente:

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> Hi all,
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> At home I have a Windows 1.6 GHz Pentium box which I use for accessing
> the internet &c. I have two old machines doing nothing at the moment -
> one is a late 486 (60 MHz) and the other is an early Pentium (75 MHz). I
> have run Linux on both of these machines in the past.
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> I would like to set these older machines up to run PostgreSQL and
> administer the dbs from the Windows box.
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> Are there any issues in doing this that I should be aware of (apart from
> a speed penalty which I expect to have to pay)?

You must watch the memory usage. With 32MB RAM sometimes, very rarely the
kernel killed apache or postmaster. But with 64 megs and ~200 Mbyte swap
must run without trouble.



-- 
Tomka Gergely
"S most - vajon barbárok nélkül mi lesz velünk?
Ők mégiscsak megoldás voltak valahogy..."


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