cannot get idled to run

Craig Constantine craig at
Thu Nov 20 10:44:34 EST 2003

--On Wednesday, November 19, 2003 10:45 AM -0800 Ted Cabeen 
<ted at> wrote:

>> SIGHUP'd the master. Nothing about idled appeared in the logs, I'm
>> still getting the 'error sending to idled' errors in syslog. Trying to
>> start by hand still gives:
> I don't think that idled gets restarted if master is HUP'd.  If you
> can do it, what I'd do is stop cyrus, run idled totally alone.  If it
> starts then kill it and start cyrus up normally.

ok, I just tried a stop/start on Cyrus. idled is not running (not in 
process table.)

I'll try to shut Cyrus down, and start idled by hand tonight...

>> # su - cyrus -c '/usr/cyrus/bin/idled -C /etc/imapd.conf'
>> bind: Address already in use
>> How do I figure out what exactly it is trying to bind to?
> You could trace it.  Do you see idled in the process table?
> fuser might also tell you what process has the socket open.

I've never done that. Can you give me the 3-line crash course in tracing? :)


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