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Bug#642005: general: maximum size of SHM memory blocks to low

* Evgeni Golov:

> Mhh, I can't find *any* reference to shmmax in /etc (neither on Squeeze,
> nor Sid). Are we talking the *same* SHM? Roger pointed out there are two
> kinds of it.

And you also have to set kernel.shmall on large systems.

PostgreSQL is another application which does not work well with kernel
defaults.  The default configuration works fine, but in most cases, you
want to increase the size of its shared memory pool.

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