Problem with stage

Bron Gondwana brong at
Mon Oct 20 17:48:59 EDT 2008

On Mon, 20 Oct 2008 17:02:38 +0200, "DEMBKOWSKI, Henryk (Henryk)" <hdembkowski at> said:
> All,
> We saw problem with Cyrus. After problems with disks, file's system has
> been "damaged".
> And from some reasons instead of directories we had files with the same
> name.
> For example: 
> Oct  2 02:21:13 imap[7264]: couldn't create stage directory:
> /mbox/vm0/stage./: File exists
> Oct  2 02:21:13 imap[7264]: IOERROR: creating message file
> /mbox/vm0/stage./7264-1222928473-1: File exists
> Due to this error IMAP process doesn't work. Is it OK that it works in
> such way? Maybe we should remove file
> and create directory? What do you think?

While cyrus is stopped, it's quite safe to remove the stage. directory (or file!)

  Bron Gondwana
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