Cyrus POP3 Deadlocks in 2.1.16

Simon Matter simon.matter at
Mon Sep 27 12:14:07 EDT 2004

> Actually the deadlock seems to be pretty independent of the version
> because
> we had this happening back in 2.0 in a redhat system.  I can't find a
> trigger or any reason for it, POP3 just *STOPS* dead int eh water.
> Stopping all cyrus and restarting never helps, only way to get POP3 back
> is
> to reboot.  When it happens POP3 gets your a connection, but will NEVER
> banner, all other services are normal, no log entries indicate illness,
> nothing.
> Has anyone else EVER had this happen?  This is *VERY* disconcerting.  It
> hasn't happened much but it's been fairly OS and version independent
> happening on our old RedHat system, and now (just moments ago) on our
> Debian based system.
> I can't figure out anything that it could be, happens in MURDER and
> non-MURDER configurations.  Like I said though only to the POP services,
> IMAP is always fine during these problems.
> Any ideas, anyone?

Is this POP3 or POP3/TLS?

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