slow IMAP data transfer
Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
hmh at debian.org
Thu Feb 9 05:43:22 EST 2006
On Thu, 09 Feb 2006, Juris Orlovs wrote:
> For SMTP i'm using Postfix, and it also shows bad results on data
> transfer. Seems that the biggest problems I have with mail software,
> because other services like FTP doesn't show such bad results.
I am by no means a FreeBSD expert, but I would check fsync() behaviour for
the filesystem you are using. ftp and other "normal" software doesn't
fsync() anything. All proper mail-handling software, including Cyrus and
postfix, use fsync() a lot.
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