=?UTF-8?B?SmFyb3PFgmF3IFBhxYJrYQ==?= <> writes:
> We are running PostgreSQL server version 7.4.6 on RedHat 9 (Shrike) on
> single Pentium 4 (2.66 GHz) box with SCSI disc and 512 MB RAM.
> Our database contains several tables (small size) and one special table
> with ~1000000 records (it contains log entries from system activity).We
> decided that its time to do a little clean-up and it's still running
> (for about 12 hours) and it seems that it won't stop :((
Do you have any foreign keys linking *to* (not from) this table?
If so, they probably need indexes on the far end. Also check for
regards, tom lane