The Cyrus db (/var/imap/db) is suddenly hundreds of MB!

Paul Boven p.boven at
Thu Oct 6 13:51:06 EDT 2005

Hi Igor, everyone,

Igor Brezac wrote:
>> Trying to run 'ctl_cyrusdb -r' takes a few minutes but aborts with a
>> coredump. When I try to start Cyrus, it tries to recover the database
>> (but coredumps), then starts copying all these 10MB logfiles into
>> db.backup and we run out of diskspace again.

> change directory to /var/imap before you run ctl_cyrusdb -r:
> cd /var/imap
> ctl_cyrusdb -r
> Do that work?

Thanks for the reply.
But no, that doesn't make a difference, I did it from /var/imap the 
first time I tried, too.

Regards, Paul Boven.

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