Corrupt inbox, related to size?

Ken Murchison ken at
Wed May 26 15:14:29 EDT 2004

Kevin Baker wrote:
> I had to reconstruct my first cyrus user inbox today.
> I have to say it makes me a bit nervous. We are running
> Postfix+Cyrus+LDAP with about 500 user, pretty good
> traffic, on 512Ram Raid1.
> This particular user had about 1000 messages in her inbox.
> It was fine after I ran reconstruct, but this is very
> inconvient as I need to take down cyrus during the
> process.

You don't need to take down Cyrus to reconstruct a mailbox.

> Does anyone have ideas as to what would cause this. Could

A Cyrus process crash while the mailbox was open.

> it be related to the number of messages in her inbox?

I doubt it.  The mailbox which archives this list at CMU has close to 
30K messages in it as we speak.

Kenneth Murchison     Oceana Matrix Ltd.
Software Engineer     21 Princeton Place
716-662-8973 x26      Orchard Park, NY 14127
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