IOERROR: zero index/expunge record

Bron Gondwana brong at
Wed Aug 3 15:34:37 EDT 2011

On Wed, Aug 03, 2011 at 08:59:01PM +0200, Simon Matter wrote:
> Skiplist is the default with 2.4. With 2.3 I'm still consider skiplist
> recommended. I'm running all my system skiplist only for a long time.

Skiplist is recommended in 2.3.12+

> > The IOERROS could (temporarily) repaired by removing cyrus.cache and
> > cyrus.index (sometimes cyrus.header also) and doing a reconstruct. Also I
> > have
> > this *.NEW files in the mailbox folder when it's bringing this errors.
> > Couldn't be a problem with this files or processes that access this files,
> > too? Or could it result from the other (BDB) databases?
> I don't know, did you also check the ownership and permissions of all
> directories?

Also check out your locking.  If this is 2.4.x, make sure you don't have
anything cleaning up the 'mboxname_lockpath' directory.

What version are you running?


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