Miserable performance of cyrus-imapd 2.3.9 -- seems to be lockingissues

Andrew McNamara andrewm at object-craft.com.au
Tue Mar 4 18:03:54 EST 2008

>it takes long enough to rebuild an array with large drives that the
>chances of a second drive failing during the rebuild become noticable.

Worse, the act of rebuilding can prompt a second, marginal disk to fail.
Presumably the mechanics are the head runs through a patch of debris in
an otherwise rarely accessed area of the disk, or the increased load causes
thermal problems.

Andrew McNamara, Senior Developer, Object Craft

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