PAE tuning

Paul Lathrop plathrop at
Thu Oct 5 12:34:56 PDT 2006

Chuck Swiger wrote:
> On Oct 5, 2006, at 12:13 PM, Paul Lathrop wrote:
> You should tune the network stack settings towards LAN use (shorter
> timeouts, larger send & receive buffers); you should probably tune down
> the # of vnodes, adjust SysV shared memory as Postgres recommends:
> Update your BIOS and then check the settings; there may be an option
> explicitly for PAE, or you might find that tweaking something like "PCI
> memory reservation", "4GB memory hole", or "MTRR mapping" between the
> options will help make the extra memory appear.


Many thanks for your advice. Is this information gleaned from experience
or is there an information resource out there that I might utilize in
the future when I deploy other applications?

Paul Lathrop

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