Re: Postgresql wont restart. Can I clear shared memmory segments without rebooting?
Before you execute "echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches", you'd better run
Mitchell Laks write:
On 02:39 Tue 05 Jan , Stan Hoeppner wrote:
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
this was very helpful. Exactly what I was looking for. I was able to read more about this
and hopefully next time it happens, I will understand how to proceed.
I was able to look this info about pagecache and shared memory up and learn about it!
Thank you very much!