PostgreSQL in FreeBSD jails
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Tue Apr 26 09:59:14 PDT 2005
"Marc G. Fournier" <scrappy at hub.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Apr 2005, Bill Moran wrote:
> > Alexander Rusinov <boot at eurocom.od.ua> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I need to run a number of PostgreSQL servers in different FreeBSD jails.
> >> I managed to run a first instance of PostgreSQL server in a jail, but
> >> after I launch a new server in another jail the first one starts to
> >> return an error messages like the following:
> >> semctl(1507328, 4, SETVAL, 0) failed: Invalid argument
> >> The problem in general is: only one instance of PostgreSQL server
> >> processes clients' connections, all of the others return semctl errors.
> > I had this exact same problem. I never found a solution. The cause
> > appears to be that, since shared memory is not segregated between jails,
> > the newly launched Postgres instances corrupt the shared memory of
> > previously running Postgres instances.
> I'm running 9 jails on a server right now, each with their own instance:
> and never noticed any issues ... but, this is with 4.11, not 5.x, so maybe
> something has changed?
I was running 5.2 when I had the problems. So it's possible that this
guess is correct.
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