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Re: PostgreSQL BSDI BSD/OS port

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "David J(dot) MacKenzie" <djm(at)web(dot)us(dot)uu(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL BSDI BSD/OS port
Date: 2000-07-07 21:13:47
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> > > I've sent mail to BSDI suggesting that they add the #ifdef, so perhaps
> > > it will be there in BSD/OS 4.2.
> Note that I am referring here to a #ifndef around SHMMAXPGS.
> SYSPTSIZE already has an #ifndef as shipped, so my suggestion just
> makes them more symmetrical.

I expect 4.1 will not require any change to SYSPTSIZE.  It will
auto-size based on the shared memory required.

> > I thought 4.1 would automatically size SYSPTSIZE based on the shared memory
> > configured.  At least that is what BSDI support said.  They said the
> > SYSPTSIZE change would not be neeeed in 4.1.  If you don't make the
> > SYSPTSIZE too, does the kernel still boot with larger shared memory
> > segments?
> We've only got 4.1 up on a couple of test machines--we're still doing
> everything important on 4.0.1 and at this point we're going to skip
> 4.1 and our next upgrade will be to 4.2 since that's in beta already.

Same here.

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