imapd locked

Sebastian Hagedorn Hagedorn at
Mon May 18 08:12:55 EDT 2009

--On 18. Mai 2009 14:00:33 +0200 Gerald Nowitzky <whl at> wrote:

> I had a strange problem with my cyrus here. I am starting imapd with
>         imap            cmd="imapd -U 50" listen="imap" prefork=0
> maxchild=100
>         imaps           cmd="imapd -s -U 50" listen="imaps" prefork=0
> maxchild=100
> Three times this morning I found that imap was stalled.

What dou you mean when you write "stalled"?

> I had 100
> instances  of the imap imapd-process.
> It might well be that I hit the maxchild limit on imap, but that shouldnt
> stall the complete imap, should it?

Depends on what you mean. New connections to imapd block block indefinitely 
until the number of processes goes below maxchild. If that's what you call 
"stall", it's to be expected.
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