Outlook 2003 still crashing

Daniel Eckl deckl at nero.com
Tue Aug 15 17:17:13 EDT 2006

Hi Andrew and Wil!

Thanks for the hints! While it doesn't affect my mailserver now since 
I've switched to XFS, it may help me and other list members in similar 

Thank you very much!


Andrew Morgan schrieb:
> 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.
>     Andy

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