Multiple master processes?
rjs3 at andrew.cmu.edu
Tue Jul 22 16:58:32 EDT 2003
On Tue, 22 Jul 2003, Scott Adkins wrote:
> I am curious about the experiences of others out there that might have
> run more than one cyrus master on the same server for whatever reason...
> Are there any issues with interacting with the databases? My guess is
> that as locking is working properly, there should be any issues at all.
> I just needed to confirm it with others first before we look at putting
> this philosophy into production.
This should be safe. Master is sort of like a souped-up inetd and thats
> By the way, with regards to the locking issues:
> 1) Yes, I have the lock patch that has been posted applied, so we are
> less likely to see it.
> 2) No, we aren't going to limit the LMTP processes to some ridiculously
> low number so that there is a 1:1 relationship of LMTP processes to
> IMAP partitions. I/O performance is a bit more complex than that...
More recent versions seem to have this problem significantly less.
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