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Re: Insane behaviour in 8.3.3

From: Achilleas Mantzios <achill(at)matrix(dot)gatewaynet(dot)com>
To: pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Insane behaviour in 8.3.3
Date: 2012-06-20 05:54:01
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On Τετ 20 Ιουν 2012 07:08:09 Craig Ringer wrote:
> On 06/19/2012 05:17 PM, Achilleas Mantzios wrote:
> > We had another corruption incident on the very same machine, this time in
> > the jboss subsystem (a "jar cvf" produced corrupted .jar). IMHO this
> > means faulty RAM/disk.
> > If that is true, then i guess HW sanity checks are even more important
> > than SW upgrades.
> ... and a lot more difficult :S
> Log monitoring is often the most imporant part - monitoring for NMIs and
> other hardware notifications, checking the kernel log for odd issues or
> reports of unexpected segfaults from userspace programs, etc.

That's right, we have written a whole framework for this, but there are always cases
which escape our attention.

> --
> Craig Ringer

Achilleas Mantzios

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