Dave Cramer wrote: > I'd like to stop autovac by changing the conf file then sending the > server a HUP > > This "appears" to work, the logs show autovac terminated by > administrative command. Then a few minutes later I see a vacuum process > spawned. > > Is it possible that there are timers that aren't being properly > terminated here ?
I wonder whether there are tables that need an emergency vacuum (i.e. they have reached the freeze horizon). What version are you running anyway?