Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t

From: Tom Lane
Subject: Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t
Date: ,
Msg-id: 18881.1216131953@sss.pgh.pa.us
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In response to: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  ("Uwe Bartels")
Responses: Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  ("Stephen Conley")
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requested shared memory size overflows size_t  ("Uwe Bartels", )
 Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Tom Lane, )
  Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  ("Stephen Conley", )
 Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Tom Wilcox, )
  Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  ("Kevin Grittner", )
   Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Stephen Frost, )
  Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Bob Lunney, )
   Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Robert Haas, )
    Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Bob Lunney, )
  Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Joshua Tolley, )
 Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Bob Lunney, )
  Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Tom Wilcox, )
   Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Robert Haas, )
    Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Tom Wilcox, )
     Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Greg Smith, )
      Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Tom Wilcox, )
       Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Kenneth Marshall, )
        Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Greg Smith, )
         Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Craig James, )
          Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Alvaro Herrera, )
           Re: System tables screwed up? (WAS requested shared memory size overflows size_t)  (Craig James, )
            Re: System tables screwed up? (WAS requested shared memory size overflows size_t)  (Alvaro Herrera, )
           Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Robert Haas, )
            Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Jim Montgomery, )
   Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Dave Crooke, )
    Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Tom Wilcox, )
     Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Dave Crooke, )
      Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Tom Wilcox, )
   Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Greg Smith, )
    Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Scott Carey, )
     Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Tom Lane, )
      Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Alvaro Herrera, )
       Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Scott Carey, )
   Re: requested shared memory size overflows size_t  (Scott Carey, )

"Uwe Bartels" <> writes:
> When trying to to set shared_buffers greater then 3,5 GB on 32 GB x86
> machine with solaris 10 I running in this error:
> FATAL: requested shared memory size overflows size_t

> The solaris x86 ist 64-bit and the compiled postgres is as well 64-bit.

Either it's not really a 64-bit build, or you made an error in your
math.  What did you try to set shared_buffers to, exactly?  Did you
increase any other parameters at the same time?

            regards, tom lane


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