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Re: SHMMAX value

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Thalis A(dot) Kalfigopoulos" <thalis(at)cs(dot)pitt(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: SHMMAX value
Date: 2001-06-27 17:52:40
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> This was asked repeatedly the past 2 weeks. With regard to "what
> is a sane value for shmmax in the kernel?" Oracle's recommendation
> is to go for 0.5*physical_memory. So I gues that 0.25*physical_memory
> for Pg should be fine.

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