Cyrus POP3 Deadlocks in 2.1.16

Ken Murchison ken at
Mon Sep 27 12:11:02 EDT 2004

Michael Loftis wrote:

> 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?

Kenneth Murchison     Oceana Matrix Ltd.
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