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Recommended update for package postgresql-server

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(Last modified: 25JUN2003)


solutions Recommended update for package postgresql-server SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (26933c7448f09a0e1a75a1fd34a89e49)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64

Package: postgresql-server
Release: 20030625
Obsoletes: none

Indications

All AMD64 machines running a PostgreSQL server should apply this patch.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

The PostgreSQL server for AMD64, as shipped on the CDs, uses slow semaphores instead of fast test-and-set locks resulting in a major slowdown of PostgreSQL. This patch fixes this drawback.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as a RPM package.
Before installing this patch you must shutdown PostgreSQL with the following command:
rcpostgresql stop
The patch can be easily installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh postgresql-server.rpm
After the installation, you can restart PostgreSQL with the command
rcpostgresql start

links to download packages

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