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Re: Power outage borked things (8.1.10)...

From: Michael Monnerie <michael(dot)monnerie(at)it-management(dot)at>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Power outage borked things (8.1.10)...
Date: 2008-02-20 21:05:58
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On Mittwoch, 20. Februar 2008 Tom Lane wrote:
> 5. Figure out why a simple power failure was able to do this to you,
> and fix it.  The most likely bet is that your disk drives are lying
> about write completion ... see the PG archives for discussion.

It could be a caching RAID controller without battery backup unit. 
Nothing help you in a power failure then, except a good backup.
Had this with a customer - no more filesystem after reboot...

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