info-cyrus-spodhuis at spodhuis.org
Thu Oct 26 16:24:23 EDT 2006
On 2006-10-26 at 20:12 +0200, Marten Lehmann wrote:
> 2006-10-26 20:08:09 1Gd9YO-0004v8-GM == test at test.de R=mailbox_cyrus
> T=mailbox_lmtpunix defer (-1): LMTP timeout after end of data (20884
> bytes written)
> Why does LMTP time out? Is it after a certain load? Or after a certain time?
That's an Exim complaint. The receiver didn't respond within Exim's
time limit. The default is 5 minutes, you can change it with the
"timeout" option on the transport (the one you've called
So the question is why the lmtp service isn't returning soon enough.
For that, you'll need to look at your system as a whole. _Perhaps_
upping prefork on the service entry in cyrus.conf will let things flow
better by reducing the spike loads, perhaps it'll make things worse.
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