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Re: Auto vacuum

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Carol Walter <walterc(at)indiana(dot)edu>
Cc: Robert Treat <robert(at)omniti(dot)com>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Subject: Re: Auto vacuum
Date: 2007-04-19 14:53:20
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Carol Walter wrote:
> Robert,
> I did as you suggested and the values for autovacuum are null,  
> therefore I'm guessing it isn't running.  Since postgres reports that  
> it is running, what other things might keep in from running?

Too high thresholds?  All tables disabled in pg_autovacuum?  naptime set
too high?

I suggest you turn log_min_messages more verbose, to DEBUG2, and see if
there are any entries in there regarding autovacuum.  If it's running,
you would see it.  You would get a message after autovacuum_naptime

How long is autovacuum_naptime anyway?

Alvaro Herrera                      
PostgreSQL Replication, Consulting, Custom Development, 24x7 support

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