rebuilt cyrus server weirdness
dave64 at andrew.cmu.edu
Sat Mar 29 08:30:23 EDT 2008
On Fri, March 28, 2008 10:32 pm, Bernhard Rohrer wrote:
> I am running a cyrus server for a few users, mainly myself and I
> recently had a catastropic failure that led to me reconstructing the server
> from an older installation.
> OS is Ubuntu Gutsy, Cyrus 2.2
> I copied /var/lib/cyrus and /var/spool/cyrus back and followed the
> instructions here to get my databases back. this works fine in principle,
> but leaves me with this problem:
> In my Thunderbird I see a bunchload of empty messages, that show read,
> unread, replied, forwarded marks and nothing else. no subject, no contents.
> When I try to delete on I get an error message that the IMAP server
> reported an IO error and syslog says: Mar 29 01:33:41 collab
> cyrus/imap: IOERROR: opening 3056.: No such file or directory
> This screenshot here (http://www.sm-wg.net/Thunderbird.png) shows in
> the background said Thunderbird with the email that I tried to delete
> marked and in the foreground midnight commander showing the very directory
> and message.
> root at collab:/var/spool/cyrus/mail/user/houselion# ls -al 3056
> -rw-r--r-- 1 cyrus mail 4369 2008-03-13 00:11 3056
> cyrus clearly also has the permissions to access this.
How did you restore the actual mail files, and did that process change
Either you made a typo in your mail message above, or the file that cyrus
is looking for, "3056." doesn't exist in that directory. Rather, "3056"
does. Notice the missing '.' character.
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