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Re: Postgres Admin - Export Database

From: Greg Spiegelberg <gspiegelberg(at)cranel(dot)com>
To: JinNet Picker <netpicker9(at)yahoo(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postgres Admin - Export Database
Date: 2004-04-13 16:33:05
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JinNet Picker wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to take Database backup. I use this
> command.
> # ./pg_dump -U username -cif filename.sql dbname
> Its exporting, but in the Log, its giving like
> "LOG:  out of file descriptors: Too many open files;
> release and retry"
> Can anybody tell me what is this? And what i have to
> do clear this out??

Try the pg_dump option "-F t".  It will create a single tar file
that pg_restore can use.

./pg_dump -U username -ci -F t -f filename.tar dbname


Greg Spiegelberg
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