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Re: Disk space

From: David Lloyd <lloy0076(at)rebel(dot)net(dot)au>
To: Joachim Smit <jo(at)chimsmit(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Disk space
Date: 2002-09-25 04:15:40
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Hi There,

> I have 8Gb free disk space. What should I do?

1) Work out where Postgres is storing the database
 - on my RH 7.1 + Postgres 7.2.2 it's in /var/lib/pgsql

2) Work out what partition that is in
 - in /var for me

3) Do a `df' to see how much space is left on that partition

You can have terabytes of space on a disk left over, but still run out
of space in a user defined partition.

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