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Re: setting pg memory consumption on windows

From: Thomas Kellerer <spam_eater(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: setting pg memory consumption on windows
Date: 2009-09-15 21:05:16
Message-ID: h8ovia$2c4$1@ger.gmane.org (view raw or flat)
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Kasia Tuszynska wrote on 14.09.2009 22:15:
> Hello Postgres Admins,
> 
>  
> 
> I am having a bit of trouble setting postgres memory parameters on a 
> windows machine. I figured out the parameters based on postgres 
> documentation as well as the whack a mole slide deck, but the postgres 
> process will not start. Event log keeps indicating the following reason 
> for the postgres process : *FATAL: could not create shared memory segment*
> 
> I can not find any documentation specific to windows…
> 
You are not mentioning which PG version you are running. But with 8.4.1 a bug that lead to "could not reattach to shared memory" errors was fixed. I don't know if this is the same what you are seeing.

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/release-8-4-1.html

Thomas


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