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SubjectRe: postgres/shm problem
On Mon, 8 Jan 2001, Narancs 1 wrote:

> On Mon, 8 Jan 2001, Nils Philippsen wrote:
> > /proc/sys/kernel/shmall to "0" (that is the maximum number of SHM
> > segments).
> yes, powertweak made it wrong. what is the good value for it?

according to /usr/src/linux/include/linux/shm.h:

#define SHMALL (SHMMAX/PAGE_SIZE*(SHMMNI/16)) /* max shm system wide (pages)

On my machine here, it is 2097152. It should be the same on any Intel IA32
compatible machine. To be safe, remove the value from /etc/sysctl.conf and
reboot the machine ;-).

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