Need your urgent advice

Dan White dwhite at
Fri Dec 7 10:48:10 EST 2012

On 12/07/12 14:10 +0530, anant at wrote:
>I was earlier running cyrus-imap on a RHEL 5.3 system having
>cyrus-imap version 2.3.7.
>I moved to a new system with RHEL 6.3 system having cyrus-imap version 2.3.16.
>I just did rsync of mailboxes, quota, sieve scripts ie.
>/var/spool/imap and /var/lib/imap from one system to other and started
>the cyrus-imap.
>Everything was going smoothly.  From today morning, I found some
>segfaults for imap like
>Dec  7 10:20:42 isacmail kernel: imapd[12917]: segfault at 0 ip
>00007f99993dd994 sp 00007fffa7378be0 error 4 in

Look at your auth facility syslog output to see if these can be tied to a
particular user/mailbox.

See this thread for a similar discussion recently:

>plenty of them, but right now they are not coming.  Before this,
>cyrus-imapd was not stopping cleanly and based on some suggestions on
>mailing list, I removed deliver.db and db/* and I restarted the
>cyrus-imapd service.  I did several times after that, stopping and
>starting, and everytime was stopping and starting properly.  So,
>released it to the users.
>But, in between segfaults are worrying me.
>As there is a version difference, it looks like I need to rebuild the
>databases/mailboxes once.

Dan White

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