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Re: FATAL: catalog is missing 1 attribute(s) for relid

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: FATAL: catalog is missing 1 attribute(s) for relid
Date: 2005-01-14 16:58:40
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On Thu, 13 Jan 2005, Tom Lane wrote:

>> I'm still searching the 'net to see if there is somethign that I've
>> overlooked ... but everything so far is drawing a deadend ... can someone
>> suggest a web page I should read, a tool I could use, or something, to get
>> the data out of this, that I'm not finding?  Or some way of 'fixing' relid
>> 16396? :)
> [ select 16396::regclass... ] pg_am?  You may be in luck, because that
> is the one solitary system catalog that no one ever changes.  If that's
> all that got hit you might have a chance.  What I'm wondering is just
> exactly what the extent of the damage was.

Nope, that doesn't work ... in fact, the 16396/pg_am table hadn't even 
been modified since Jun of last year ;(

If I rebuild pg_attribute based on the schema itself, and copy that into 
place, should that work?  Guess at this point in time, it can't hurt to 
try :)

Marc G. Fournier           Hub.Org Networking Services (
Email: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           Yahoo!: yscrappy              ICQ: 7615664

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