Problems with Cyrus IMAP 2.2.5 on Solaris 9 on production server

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Thu Jun 3 19:27:49 EDT 2004

On Thu, 3 Jun 2004, Rob Siemborski wrote:

> > not seen any major problems, although a concerted dose of killing
> > processes at random while under load corrupted my skiplist mailboxes.db
> > file.  For safety I've switched that to berkeley (Sun provide db4.1 in
> > SFW).
> Why on earth were you killing processes at random?  You'll almost
> certainly have more trouble with berkeley DB than with skiplist.

I'll also ask the obvious -- did you subsequently stop the server and run
recovery on the database?


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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