[Spacewalk-devel] V1.2 (nightly) and PG (solved)

Luc de Louw luc at delouw.ch
Sun Nov 21 16:35:07 EST 2010

On 11/21/2010 10:10 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
> Jan Pazdziora<jpazdziora at redhat.com>  writes:
>> On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 11:44:08AM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
>>> It's certainly not off by default in the stock postgresql84 package.
>>> Is it possible that something in spacewalk changed it?
>> No. The installation instructions that we have for the PostgreSQL
>> server are at
>> 	https://fedorahosted.org/spacewalk/wiki/PostgreSQLServerSetup
> Those instructions look reasonable ... but when I install postgresql84
> from scratch here, I get autovacuum = on and track_counts = on according
> to "show".  So something funny has happened in Luc's installation.
> Does anyone else see those parameters as "off"?

I'm now quite puzzled, I just tried the same on a scratch CentOS5 box. 
Guess what? It is turned on.

I've got another test-installation available tomorrow which is also very 
slow. Will check if there is autovacuum on.

It would also be interesting if Colin, the original poster, has the same 



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