Problems with 2.2.10 on HPUX 11i

info-cyrus -- Amos Gouaux info-cyrus at
Mon Jan 3 19:17:50 EST 2005

Connie Starr Fensky wrote:
> *I've just upgraded to imap 2.2.10 (with sasl 2.1.10) on my 11i mail 
> server. I did this on a test box, but could not simulate our load 
> (several thousand connections, ~80000 messages delivered a day), and had 
> no troubles. But, of course, putting on the mail server and starting up, 
> performance is abhorrent. I'm running 100% cpu utilization AND memory 
> utilization all of the time, which make the whole system sluggish and 
> the users grumpy. All my fault, and I need to fix it yesterday. *
> *
> I have a pretty basic system--same as can be to my old 2.0.16 one that 
> ran like a dream.
> Does anyone have any ideas for me--here is configure script:
> # csf 12/13/04 This is the command I used for configure
> CC=/opt/ansic/bin/cc CFLAGS='-g +DAportable +z' 
> LDFLAGS='-L/usr/local5/db-3.3.11/lib
> -L/usr/local5/lib -L/usr/local/lib' LIBS=-lpthread ./configure 
> -with-auth=unix
> --with-cyrus-prefix=/usr/local5 --prefix=/usr/local5 
> --with-sasl=/usr/local5/cyrus-sasl-2.1.20/
> --with-dbdir=/usr/local5/db-3.3.11 
> --with-bdb-libdir=/usr/local5/db-3.3.11/lib
> --with-bdb-incdir=/usr/local5/db-3.3.11/include --with-lock=fcntl 
> --with-mboxlist-db=flat

Holy Moly. A flat mboxlist? Yeah, that'll be slow. Any chance you can 
upgrade that to skiplist? I don't know if that'll resolve all issues, 
but I should think that would help considerably....


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