Outlook 2003 still crashing

Andrew Morgan morgan at orst.edu
Tue Aug 15 16:08:01 EDT 2006

On Tue, 15 Aug 2006, Wil Cooley wrote:

> On Tue, 2006-08-15 at 14:16 +0200, Daniel Eckl wrote:
>> I have attached cyrus.conf and imapd.conf.
>> We are running Cyrus 2.2.12 on SuSE 10.0 on filesystem XFS
>> (HW: Dual Xeon 2GB RAM, SCSI RAID-5 0,5 TB capacity)
>> I had freezes up to 30 seconds with the same config running on
>> filesystem ext3, but this error was clearly on server side, the ext3
>> flushing behavior was so bad that it caused incredible iowait and huge
>> load and full server stalls.
> Not that it matters now since you've switched, but you were probably
> suffering from an undersized journal, see:
> http://nakedape.cc/wiki/PlatformNotes_2fLinuxNotes

Or using the wrong I/O scheduler in the Linux 2.6 kernel...  Make sure you 
use "deadline" instead of the "anticipatory" default I/O scheduler in 2.6.


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