Subject: Re: [HACKERS] PostgreSQL, NetBSD and NFS
To: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
From: Tom Lane <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/01/2003 13:09:43
"D'Arcy J.M. Cain" <> writes:
> 100Mb instead of 100Mb -->1000Mb.  I tried mounting with and without the TCP 
> option and it seemed to act the same but it was better than before.  Now it 
> doesn't crash but trying to load a large table hangs.  It gets to a point 
> where it is calling semop over and over getting a 0 return.  It does that 81 
> times in 0.989004 seconds and then hangs in the PostgreSQL code.  It must be 
> in some sort of busy loop because there are no further system calls after the
> last semop return and the CPU usage continues to climb.

Very bizarre.  Looks like the last page it read was block 104
(851968/8192) in file "/source/data/cert/base/16556/17063".  Could you
provide a formatted dump of that page?  I'm partial to pg_filedump which
you can get from  Use
switches -f -i to get a reasonably complete dump.

			regards, tom lane