Subject: Re: PostgreSQL, NetBSD and NFS
To: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <email@example.com>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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?