On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 11:00 AM, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Joshua Daniel Franklin escribió:
>> xbrain_queries=# \d
>> No relations found.
> Hmmm, seems your Xid counter wrapped around. Have you vacuumed the
> system catalogs in that database? Particularly pg_class, pg_attribute
> etc ...
> Since you already have a backup, the easiest way out is to forget the
> borked installation and restore the backup, then ensure this doesn't
> happen to you ever again by switching to a more modern release that has
> specific protections against it.
That worked! Thanks Alvaro (and Tom). I will definitely take a look at migrating
this machine to a newer release. The problem is probably my VACUUM
procedure failing somewhere, but I would never have guessed that one my own.
You probably already know this, but this mailing list is such a huge community
asset due to the excellent answers you all provide.
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