is this a DB lock problem?

Derrick J Brashear shadow at
Thu May 5 12:13:28 EDT 2005

On Thu, 5 May 2005, Phil Chambers wrote:

> I am running cyrus-imap-2.2.8 and it has been running continuously for over a year
> without a shutdown.  Today I suddenly have a problem which shows up with Mulberry.
> Mulberry hangs at startup while trying to obtain a list of all users.
> A protocol log on cyrus show that the the IMAP process has obtained a list of the
> user's folders and then issued:
>  A00006 LIST "" "user.%"
> command. The IMAP process has not responded and appears to be hanging and does not
> time-out (at least, I have waited several minutes).

What does a syscall tracer show the imapd doing when this is happening?

> Is it likely I have a genuine lock problem or could there be some other issue here?

I don't think you've given us enough information to know that.

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