Errors seen in the last few day relating to Cyrus

Patrick H Radtke phr2101 at
Wed May 3 19:54:12 EDT 2006

So you're DB_CONFIG is in /var/imap/db ? I don't think you specified.

We use skiplist for a lot of our db formats since you then don't encounter 
these strange DB problems.


On Thu, 4 May 2006, Clint Dilks wrote:

> Hi,
> First off, thanks for the response.  Unfortunately when running the
> db_recover command inside /var/imap/db I did specify the home
> as /var/imap/db.  And this may have effected the databases in that
> directory but it definitely did not effect
> /var/imap/deliver.db or /var/imap/tls_sessions.db.  Any further
> suggestions?
> Have a nice day
> On Wed, 2006-05-03 at 11:01 -0300, Andreas Hasenack wrote:
>> On Wed, May 03, 2006 at 07:36:23PM +1200, Clint Dilks wrote:
>>> And restarted the services I had stopped.  I repeated the db4.2_stat
>>> commands and unfortunately the output is the same.  What am I missing?
>>> As it appears the DB_CONFIG file is being ignored.  Once I had this
>>> issue I also tried placing DB_CONFIG in /var/imap/db and repeating the
>>> process this had no effect on the effected files either.
>> The correct location for DB_CONFIG is inside the db directory, where the
>> so called "database environment" resides. After you moved it there (as
>> stated above), did you run the db_recover command pointing to
>> /var/imap/db or just /var/imap as you did in the previous attempts? It
>> should be /var/imap/db.
>> ----
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> -- 
> Clint Dilks
> Linux Administrator
> Computing & Mathematical Sciences
> The University of Waikato, New Zealand
> Phone : 64 7 8384536

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