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Re: 8.4.0 data loss / HOT-related bug

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Radoslaw Zielinski <radek(at)pld-linux(dot)org>
Cc: Greg Stark <gsstark(at)mit(dot)edu>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: 8.4.0 data loss / HOT-related bug
Date: 2009-08-21 18:35:18
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Radoslaw Zielinski <radek(at)pld-linux(dot)org> writes:
> Greg Stark <gsstark(at)mit(dot)edu> [2009-08-21 18:55]:
>> Is this, perchance, new hardware? Did you test the memory in it?

> It's a "virtual private server"; the hosting provider is swearing
> everything's fine.  I can't vouch for it myself, obviously.

Hmmm ... have you had any crashes?  I'd wonder how trustworthy fsync is
on such a setup.

			regards, tom lane

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