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From: Carlos Henrique Reimer <carlosreimer(at)yahoo(dot)com(dot)br>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Swapping
Date: 2005-08-31 18:25:15
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I´m trying to tune a linux box with a 12 GB database and 4 GB RAM. First of all I would like to stop the swapping, so the shared_buffers and sort_mem were decreased but even so it started swapping two hours after DBMS started up.
I would like to know some suggestions how to discover why is it swapping?
I´ve collected the following data from the environment and saved at
1. select version()
2. uname -a
3. cat /proc/cpuinfo
4. cat /proc/meminfo
5. vmstat 5
6. pg_stat_activity
7. postgresql.conf
Thanks in advance!

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