One more attempt: stuck processes

Sebastian Hagedorn Hagedorn at
Thu Nov 15 07:46:40 EST 2007

--On 15. November 2007 06:55:44 -0500 Ken Murchison <murch at> 

> OK.  What version of OpenSSL?

cyradm says:

             Built w/OpenSSL 0.9.7a Feb 19 2003
             Running w/OpenSSL 0.9.7a Feb 19 2003

rpm says:


This is RHEL 3.

> Are they imaps/pop3s processes, or are your clients using STARTTLS?

Both. It doesn't seem to matter which.

> Are you sure that you're not running out of entropy?

Yes, because cyrus-sasl uses /dev/urandom.

> Have you tried adding the '-U 1' option to the offending services in
> cyrus.conf?

No. Since this potentially affects all IMAP and POP processes I would have 
to do it for all entries. Do you recommend that I try that?
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