Kernel upgrade problem

Craig Ringer craig at
Mon Feb 2 01:24:44 EST 2004

On Mon, 2004-02-02 at 06:39, Jeffrey Borg wrote:

> Jan 20 22:30:01 samba2 tls_prune[924]: DBERROR db4: unable to join the
> environment
> Jan 20 22:30:01 samba2 tls_prune[924]: DBERROR: dbenv->open '/home/
> imapdb/db'
> failed: Resource temporarily unavailable

Those are berkley DB errors.

> and so on and so on.
> Of course everything works once you reboot with the redhat kernel.

I suspect it'll be something to do with the POSIX-threading patches on
RH - I ran into some db-related issues myself.

> I also tried trying to repair the database but that was failing and in
> the end I
> put back the original files and restarted with the default redhat 7.2
> kernel and
> everything was fine. (until the machine locks up next time!)

Perhaps the best option might be to move up to 2.2 and use skiplist
instead of bdb?
Craig Ringer

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