The Cyrus db (/var/imap/db) is suddenly hundreds of MB!
igor at ipass.net
Thu Oct 6 14:30:33 EDT 2005
On Thu, 6 Oct 2005, Paul Boven wrote:
> 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.
I wonder if your db env is corrupt. stop cyrus server and
If that does not work and if you use skiplist for the mailboxes db, you
can remove the contents of /var/imap/db and all berkeley dbs (deliver,
annotate, etc) and restart cyrus-imap.
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