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From: <rocael(at)usa(dot)net>
To: rocael(at)usa(dot)net
Cc: pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: shared memory blocks?
Date: 2000-11-09 07:26:11
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how can I  configure my kernel to make it work with shared memory blocks of
I'm using RedHat 6.2

Thank you for your help!

Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
<rocael(at)usa(dot)net> writes:
> /usr/local/pgsql/bin/postmaster -B 1000 -o "-S 2000" -S -D
> /usr/local/pgsql/data

> and it says:
> IpcMemoryCreate: shmget failed (Invalid argument) key=5432001,
> size=8899584,permission=600
> This type of erro is usually caused by an improper shared memory or System
> IPC semaphore configuration. Form more information....

Most likely your kernel isn't set to allow shared memory blocks as
large as 8M.

			regards, tom lane

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