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Re: PostgreSQL and FreeBSD SoftUpdates

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL and FreeBSD SoftUpdates
Date: 2004-03-30 02:40:27
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what version of FreeBSD are you using?  I'm running 4.9-STABLE with
softupdates on my db file system ...

On Tue, 30 Mar 2004, Christopher Kings-Lynne wrote:

> Hi guys,
> Does anyone else have this problem?
> We have softupdates turned on on our data dir.  (Soon to be turned off
> due to these issues).
> The partition is 12GB.  'df' says that we're using 12 and a bit GB but
> 'du' says we're using 2GB (which we really are).
> It seems that perhaps softupdates is caching some stuff, or preventing
> something from being written properly, etc.
> The funny thing is that this was never a problem until we upgraded to
> 7.4.  Has something changed in the way file writes or syncs are done?
> Chris
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