Re: Postgresql wont restart. Can I clear shared memmory segments without rebooting?
Mitchell Laks put forth on 1/5/2010 1:34 AM:
> While I can continue to do this, but it goes against the grain. Is there some system command to free the
> shared memory so that postgresql will start again without rebooting?
To free pagecache:
# echo 1 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches
To free dentries and inodes:
# echo 2 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches
To free pagecache, dentries and inodes:
echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches