Subject: Re: PostgreSQL, NetBSD and NFS
To: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/31/2003 10:58:23
>On Thursday 30 January 2003 18:32, Simon J. Gerraty wrote:
>> Is postgreSQL trying to lock a file perhaps?  Would seem a sensible thing
>> for it to be doing...

>Is that a problem?  FWIW I am running statd and lockd on the NetBSD box.

Very likely - locking over NFS has historically been a rather 
"fragile" aspect regardless of the implementation.

As others have mentioned, NFS is not a good bedfellow for a database.
Could you not use pg_dump?