syncserver: Fatal error: Virtual memory exhausted
wes at umich.edu
Tue Apr 17 16:28:04 EDT 2007
You probably encountered a single very large mailbox. This patch:
--- cyrus-imapd-2.3.8/imap/sync_support.c 2006-11-30
+++ cyrus-imapd-2.3.8p3/imap/sync_support.c 2007-04-12
@@ -914,9 +914,9 @@
result = xzmalloc(sizeof(struct sync_message));
- result->msg_path = xzmalloc(5 * (MAX_MAILBOX_PATH+1) * sizeof
+ result->msg_path = xzmalloc((MAX_MAILBOX_PATH+1) * sizeof(char));
result->msg_path_end = result->msg_path +
- 5 * (MAX_MAILBOX_PATH+1) * sizeof(char);
+ (MAX_MAILBOX_PATH+1) * sizeof(char);
snprintf(result->stagename, sizeof(result->stagename), "%lu.",
Reduces the space that sync_server allocates when syncing a mailbox.
The "5 *" doesn't really do anything useful, other than waste a lot
On 17 Apr 2007, at 15:24, Per olof Ljungmark wrote:
> After performing an initial sync of 65G worth of mailboxes the
> above error occurred. I kept an eye on the process initally but saw
> nothing worrying, then it died about halfway through the sync.
> Could I have hit some system limits? Vanilla FreeBSD 6.2.
> I'm starting off fresh now again to try to figure it out.
> And, while at it, here are one more sync related:
> * The "sync_shutdown_file:" switch, does it mean that the presence
> of this file will stop the sync process? At least that is how I
> intepret it...
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