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Re: DB Upgrade complete

On Wed, 2007-07-11 at 18:19 -0400, Mike Bonnet wrote:

> If things are configured correctly, postgres 8.1 should never require a
> full vacuum.  Dead tuples get garbage-collected by the auto-vacuum
> process and the space is reused for new tuples.  I'd rather avoid a
> window where all access to tables is locked out by the vacuum full.
I thought autovacuum wasn't able to take care of the update table case
but it appears I was wrong.  Great!

> > I also noticed that shmmax hasn't been increased from the default
> > (32MB).  Do we need to do that to match the shared cache buffer (512MB)?
> > 
> > $ /sbin/sysctl  kernel.shmmax
> > kernel.shmmax = 33554432
> Yes, there's a note about that in the diff.  It needs to get changed or
> postgresql won't start with the modified config.
Doh!  Apparently my parser needs to be trained not to skip comments :-)


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