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Re: Error while trying to back up database: out of memroy

From: "Scott Marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Vladimir Rusinov" <vladimir(at)greenmice(dot)info>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Error while trying to back up database: out of memroy
Date: 2008-09-22 16:49:25
Message-ID: dcc563d10809220949q4f172087n2a028f4e6cdc58a7@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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As Tom mentioned, it sounds like you're being bitten by the oom
killer.  If, for some reason, you cannot run with it turned off, then
add a really big swap space so it delays the onset of sudden death by
oom to something really big.

Is It possible your work_mem is set too high?

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