How many copies of the mupdate master should run?
Eric.Luyten at vub.ac.be
Fri Apr 20 04:53:25 EDT 2007
> On our mupdate master server, mupdate is defined in cyrus.conf with
> `prefork=1'. However, two of them are running, both children of
> UID PID PPID C STIME TTY TIME CMD
> cyrus 1594 483 0 Apr 15 ? 0:00 mupdate -C /etc/mupdate/imapd.conf -m
> cyrus 1596 483 0 Apr 15 ? 22:18 mupdate -C /etc/mupdate/imapd.conf -m
> The second one seems to be doing all the work. What's the first one for?
Probably related to the preforking mechanism. One can
reproduce the behaviour with the pop3 and imap service
daemons. Ours is Cyrus 2.2.13 on Solaris 9.
prefork=2 causes 4 instances to be started,
prefork=5 produces 10 instances of a service daemon
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