syncserver: Fatal error: Virtual memory exhausted
simon.matter at invoca.ch
Wed Apr 18 01:27:36 EDT 2007
> You probably encountered a single very large mailbox. This patch:
> --- cyrus-imapd-2.3.8/imap/sync_support.c 2006-11-30
> 12:11:20.000000000 -0500
> +++ cyrus-imapd-2.3.8p3/imap/sync_support.c 2007-04-12
> 13:27:49.000000000 -0400
> @@ -914,9 +914,9 @@
> result = xzmalloc(sizeof(struct sync_message));
> - result->msg_path = xzmalloc(5 * (MAX_MAILBOX_PATH+1) * sizeof
> + result->msg_path = xzmalloc((MAX_MAILBOX_PATH+1) * sizeof(char));
> result->msg_path_end = result->msg_path +
> - 5 * (MAX_MAILBOX_PATH+1) * sizeof(char);
> + (MAX_MAILBOX_PATH+1) * sizeof(char);
> snprintf(result->stagename, sizeof(result->stagename), "%lu.",
I'm still wondering why the code is there, can anybody comment on this?
> Reduces the space that sync_server allocates when syncing a mailbox.
> The "5 *" doesn't really do anything useful, other than waste a lot
> of space.
> On 17 Apr 2007, at 15:24, Per olof Ljungmark wrote:
>> After performing an initial sync of 65G worth of mailboxes the
>> above error occurred. I kept an eye on the process initally but saw
>> nothing worrying, then it died about halfway through the sync.
>> Could I have hit some system limits? Vanilla FreeBSD 6.2.
>> I'm starting off fresh now again to try to figure it out.
>> And, while at it, here are one more sync related:
>> * The "sync_shutdown_file:" switch, does it mean that the presence
>> of this file will stop the sync process? At least that is how I
>> intepret it...
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