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Re: BUG: Infinite syslog() loop

From: Oliver Elphick <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: Erik Walthinsen <omega(at)temple-baptist(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG: Infinite syslog() loop
Date: 2003-04-25 18:40:44
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On Tue, 2003-04-22 at 20:41, Erik Walthinsen wrote:
> I woke up this morning to a filled root partition on one of my servers.
> I found that both debug and syslog were filled with over 50MB each of
> postgres errors:
> [what appears to be a standard cleanup cron job]
> . . . .
> Apr 21 04:00:03 alpha postgres[3371]: [85] DEBUG:  --Relation
> The machine is a stock Debian Woody box, up to date, with no local changes
> to the postgres configuration at all.  It's running 7.2.1-2woody2.

Change your syslog configuration to throw away debug messages from
postgres (user0)

Oliver Elphick                                Oliver(dot)Elphick(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk
Isle of Wight, UK                   
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     "Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors 
      through him that loved us."    Romans 8:37 

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