[Dovecot] Dovecot reports zero messages erroneously
dovecot at happyjack.org
Sat Oct 29 09:00:41 EEST 2005
On Friday 28 October 2005 05:27 am, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-10-24 at 09:36 -0700, Chris Spiegel wrote:
> > On October 11, Mark Farmer reported a problem about not being able to see
> > new mails. I'm running into the same issue. Even though cur/ and new/
> > contain messages, Dovecot reports that there aren't any.
[ ... ]
> > It looks like a problem with the dovecot.index* files. When I delete
> > them, alpha4 can serve up the mails just fine, and will in fact keep
> > working for a little while. Eventually (within a few hours, although I'm
> > not sure what causes it), dovecot thinks things are empty again.
> What about if you do "touch Maildir/new", does it then see the new
Yes, that does cause the new messages to be seen.
> What filesystem do you use?
JFS on Linux 2.6.13. I'm just using the default mount options, so no noatime,
if that would be an issue.
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