reoccuring DBERRORs

Igor Brezac igor at
Fri Feb 24 12:15:56 EST 2006

On Fri, 24 Feb 2006, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh 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.

I think this is only done after unclean shutdowns.

>> Why are folks still using DB3?
> It is *much* more stable than 4.x. if you're using DB3 from a distro (e.g.
> Debian's).  But it is slower, though.

The stability of DB3 over DB4 is arguable.  OpenLDAP folks will disagree 
with you.  Also my experience is with Solaris in this regard.


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