root file system full: master.core?

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Mon Aug 25 07:16:15 EDT 2008

On Mon, 25 Aug 2008, Martin Schweizer wrote:
> I use FreeBSD 7.0 an a single server with cyrus v2.3.12p2. So fare
> all works well. After the update from FreeBSD 6.3 to 7.0 I got always
> when I start cyrus a file which is called master.core in /etc/rc.d
> which has around 65MB. The probleme here is that the root file system
> is now quite full. Any ideas?

What do you get if you run...
sudo gdb /usr/local/cyrus/bin/master /master.core

then type bt.

One work around would be to modify the rc.d file to cd somewhere (put 
cyrus_imapd_chdir=/foo in it)

I'm running 2.3.7 without seeing coredumps FWIW.

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