Cyrus crashed again badly

Simon Matter simon.matter at
Tue May 11 01:33:56 EDT 2004

> On Mon, 2004-05-10 at 18:05, Florin Andrei wrote:
>> On Mon, 2004-05-10 at 12:35, Florin Andrei wrote:
>> > This is the second time the Cyrus IMAP server crashes spectacularly.
>> Nevermind, i managed to fix it, there were some corrupted files in
>> /var/lib/imap/db, i removed them, and also deliver.db, everything got
>> recreated, and now it's working.
> Well you are having better luck with Fedora Core 1 than I have had. On
> three different boxes I've yet to see it run for more than about 5 days
> before it hoses up or crashed. Yet RH 7.x, 8.0, 9 and RHEL 3.0 works
> perfectly on those same boxes for as long as I want to allow it to run.
> Go figure...

Hm, I'm running cyrus-imapd-2.2.x on RedHat 7.3, 9 and Fedora Core 1. They
all work well however the Fedora Core 1 box is just a light load box for
~10 users.
My question is, are you using BDB instead of the recommended DB backends,
which are mainly skiplist for 2.2?


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