Terrible performance and Upgrade

Sebastian Hagedorn Hagedorn at uni-koeln.de
Mon Feb 9 10:06:17 EST 2004


--On Montag, 9. Februar 2004 9:52 Uhr -0500 Rob Siemborski 
<rjs3 at andrew.cmu.edu> wrote:

>> It takes between 7 and 15 seconds to login into any mailbox even if it's
>> empty. Regardless of client or OS. Also it takes about 5 minutes after a
>>   restart before the deliver.db is ready and logins start. My old PII
>> 400 I was using before was faster!
> What part is taking the time?  Long login times are often caused by
> insufficient entropy in the system.

I'm still fuzzy on how to find out if that's the cause. as I wrote in an 
ealrier message, "cat /dev/random" doesn't seem to block ...

If it *is* demonstrably the cause in many instances, why isn't the default 
for SASL to use /dev/urandom?

Thanks, Sebastian
Sebastian Hagedorn M.A. - RZKR-R1 (Gebäude 52), Zimmer 18
Zentrum für angewandte Informatik - Universitätsweiter Service RRZK
Universität zu Köln / Cologne University - Tel. +49-221-478-5587
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