metapartition information request

Ken Murchison murch at
Fri Jul 7 08:32:40 EDT 2006

Matt Bernstein wrote:
> On Jun 30 Ken Murchison wrote:
>> Matt Bernstein wrote:
>>> I would like to use different metapartitions for different metadata. 
>>> In particular, I'd like the squat indexes to be on their own 
>>> volume--which won't need to be backed up--and all the small cyrus 
>>> files on (yet) another volume.
>>> Is this possible?
>> Yes.  Look at the metapartition_files and metapartition_name options 
>> in imapd.conf(5)
> I did look at those, and even tried to Google for examples, but my 
> reading of them is that you get to choose which of {header, index, 
> cache, expunge, squat} you want on your metapartition, but you can only 
> have one shared metapartition per partition. So I can't do what I want, 
> ie put the squat files on a different volume to the other files if I 
> also want to use a metapartition for them.
> Am I missing something?

Sorry, I was.  No, you can't have more than 1 metapartition per partition.

Kenneth Murchison
Systems Programmer
Project Cyrus Developer/Maintainer
Carnegie Mellon University

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