[postgis-users] Windows Crash

Ivan Mincik ivan.mincik at gmail.com
Thu Jun 26 09:30:33 PDT 2008

On Thursday 26 June 2008 17:57, Bob Pawley wrote:
> Hi
> I'm copying PostgreSQL discussion group in case the following problem 
> involves their efforts.
> I am running Postgresql 8.3 with Postgis latest version and PGAdmin 1.8.2 on 
> Windows XP.
> I imported a shapefile using conversion and upload and it installed with no 
> problem.
> When I viewed the table through PGAdmin and scrolled, Windows crashed with a 
> message that the graphics driver had an error.
> I downloaded and installed the latest graphics driver and tried to view the 
> table again.
> This time I used the Select * option and the table opened normally, but when 
> I attempted to scroll, Windows again crashed.
> This time I got the blue screen with the error message 
> "Page_Fault_In_NonPaged_Area.
> I restarted and again used Select * all and was able to read the table. Very 
> slow scrolling allowed me to read a few rows, some of which had distorted 
> views of the information in the geometriy column.
> Would anyone have any thoughts - other than to buy new hardware??
Yes, You can use some better operating system. You can choose from plenty of linux
distributions, many BSD flavors or solaris. :) 
I see many ways to solve this problem with plenty of benefits in the future. 

Sorry and good luck,

> Bob
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