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Re: 32bit data on 64bit machine?

From: Shane Ambler <pgsql(at)Sheeky(dot)Biz>
To: Martin Badie <martinbadie(at)yahoo(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: 32bit data on 64bit machine?
Date: 2008-10-20 17:02:22
Message-ID: 48FCB99E.9000800@Sheeky.Biz (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-admin
Martin Badie wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a 64 bit machine that has 32 bit pgsql rpms (8.2.5) installed.
> If  I install 64 bit of the same version does that create any 
> problems? Of course I am thinking to make a dump but I wanted to ask 
> first because db is very huge (about 100 gb)

The 32bit and 64bit will not read from the same data files.
You will need to dump and restore to transfer the data across.


Shane Ambler
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