> On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 6:36 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
>> "Scott Marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
>>> On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 4:23 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
>>>> If you can tolerate losing the data on that page, just zero out the
>>>> entire 8K page. dd from /dev/zero is the usual tool.
>>> Would zero_damaged_pages work here? I know it's a shotgun to kill a
>>> flea, but it's also easier and safer for a lot of folks than dding a
>>> page in their table.
>> It would work, but if you have any *other* damaged pages you might
>> lose more than you were expecting ...
> Agreed. OTOH, on slip of the fingers for a newbie with dd and the
> whole table is gone. I guess it's always a trade off.
Thanks Tom and Scott! I just use dd for simply creating big files (oh, and
once to screw up a entire disk :)
Im going to man it in order to zero out that page(s).
Wish me lucks, dudes.
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