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Disk Fills Up and fsck "Compresses" it

From: "Y Sidhu" <ysidhu(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Disk Fills Up and fsck "Compresses" it
Date: 2007-05-15 20:18:42
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Anyone seen PG filling up a 66 GB partition from say 40-ish percentage to
60-ish percentage in a manner of minutes. When I run a 'fsck' the disk usage
comes down to 40-ish percentage. That's about 10+ GB's variance.

This is a FreeBSD 6.2 RC2, 4GB memory, Xeon 3.2 GHz '4' of the '8' CPUs in
use - dual cpu, dual core with HTT turned off in the sense that the other 4
cpu's have been masked out. The drive is a Western Digital 70 GB SATA.

Yudhvir Singh Sidhu
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