lmtp read timeout

Lindner lindner_marek at yahoo.de
Mon Jan 5 12:30:33 EST 2004

Rob Siemborski schrieb:

>On Sun, 4 Jan 2004, Matt Bernstein wrote:
>>>  1.  -> lmtp read timeout <- What problem is meant ? Postfix is
>>>     writing to the unix socket but nobody reads from the socket or
>>>     Cyrus is reading from the socket but nobody is writing to it ?
>>I've seen this with Exim. Exim sends the DATA phase and never hears back
>>from lmtpd. It only happens for specific recipients, so the only effect is
>>that mail delivery is stalled for some users. Restarting "master" seems to
>>fix it: a bit heavy, but fine for most people, as most IMAP clients just
>>re-authenticate. Fussy clients (like mine ;) tell you something's awry.
>If this only happens for specific recipients, one question to ask is "did
>they get disconnected during an APPEND operation" which is a known bug
>(we hold a lock across a network read that we almost certainly shouldn't).
>Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
>Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

In the beginning I had the same idea. So i backuped all the mails in the 
mail queue and emptied the queue and restarted Postfix and Cyrus. 
Afterwards i tried to send a local mail but as i said: Postfix / Cyrus 
do not deliver at all.

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