Subject: Re: [HACKERS] PostgreSQL, NetBSD and NFS
To: Greg Copeland <greg@CopelandConsulting.Net>
From: Tom Lane <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/30/2003 16:02:17
Greg Copeland <greg@CopelandConsulting.Net> writes:
> That was going to be my question too.
> I thought NFS didn't have some of the requisite file system behaviors
> (locking, flushing, etc. IIRC) for PostgreSQL to function correctly or
Whether the thing is trustworthy is a different issue ;-). I was just
surprised that it didn't seem to work at all.
In practice, if the NFS server never goes down then you probably haven't
got a problem. I'm not sure you could count on the database not getting
scrambled if the NFS server crashes. But that wasn't the question...
regards, tom lane