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August 13, 2009
by Colin Copeland
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Setting PostgreSQL's SHMMAX in Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)

If you've ever tried to increase the shared_buffers setting in your postgresql.conf to a value that exceeds the amount of shared memory supported by your operating system kernel, then you'll see an error message like this:

copelco@montgomery:~$ /usr/local/pgsql/bin/postmaster -D /usr/local/pgsql ...

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