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Re: select on 22 GB table causes "An I/O error occured while sending to the backend." exception

From: Matthew Wakeling <matthew(at)flymine(dot)org>
To: PostgreSQL Performance <pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: select on 22 GB table causes "An I/O error occured while sending to the backend." exception
Date: 2008-08-28 16:03:38
Message-ID: alpine.DEB.1.10.0808281702450.4454@aragorn.flymine.org (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 28 Aug 2008, Steve Atkins wrote:
>> Probably the best solution is to just tell the kernel somehow to never kill 
>> the postmaster.
>
> Or configure adequate swap space?

Oh yes, that's very important. However, that gives the machine the 
opportunity to thrash.

Matthew

-- 
The early bird gets the worm. If you want something else for breakfast, get
up later.

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