Long Lived imapd processes

Earl R Shannon Earl_Shannon at ncsu.edu
Tue Apr 15 11:31:18 EDT 2003


Well, we have probably pushed the machines we have here just a little 
too far. Every now and then they seem to buckle under the load of email 
delivery. We want to try and get back as much overhead as we can to try
and make these occurrences hopefully go away. Even a little bit of swap 
space would be a help. :)

Earl Shannon

Rob Siemborski wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Apr 2003, Earl R Shannon wrote:
>>The processes are using resources on a resource limited machine. We are
>>looking at all the ways we can reduce the load on the machine. Having a
>>client connected for a month and not reading mail is not productive for
> An imapd process that isn't doing anything other than answering a NOOP
> once every few minutes isn't costing you many resources (some minimal
> amount of swap space, maybe).
> -Rob
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