reoccuring DBERRORs

Ludovic Marcotte ludovic at
Fri Feb 24 11:54:26 EST 2006

On 2006-02-24 11:39:08 -0500 Henrique de Moraes Holschuh 
<hmh at> wrote:

> On Fri, 24 Feb 2006, Igor Brezac wrote:
>> This is really not neccassry unless the berkeley database is 
>> corrupt. Use 
>> 'db_recover' to reset the berkeley environment while cyrus server is 
>> not 
>> running.
> Cyrus itself attempts to db_recover at startup.  Or at least it used 
> to...
> It is the reason why you run "ctl_cyrusdb -r" as the very first 
> startup
> item.

Sadly and if automated, this can "feeze", preventing Cyrus IMAP Server 
from starting properly. It happened once or twice in large-scale 
deployments we made and the eradication of that bug is still in my 

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