[Dovecot] new problems

Farkas Levente lfarkas at bnap.hu
Wed May 28 14:57:46 EEST 2003

Farkas Levente wrote:
> Timo Sirainen wrote:
>> On Wed, 2003-05-28 at 14:32, Farkas Levente wrote:
>>>> Did you try with default_mail_env = maildir:~/Maildir:INDEX=MEMORY? 
>>>> Does
>>>> that effect the load at all?
>>> yes I try. first it drop the load but today I can't do anything, 
>>> since the load was above 20 in both case.
>> Did it drop the load much? Because it shouldn't, except because of these
>> bugs that required rebuilding indexes. I'd like to know what causes
>> these loads, but I can't really even guess without at least knowing what
>> area is doing that (index building, clients downloading too many mails,
>> ..?). Maybe I should write some kind of statistics gathering code which
>> could be used to find that out..
> do anything you like, but I can't told you more than there is almost 
> nothing on this server just dovecot. if you give me any kind of tool 
> I'll try it.
> actualy there is a named, dhcp, etc... but the load before dovecot was 
> about 0.05 maximum 0.2!

I switch my own mailbox from dovecot to courier (on the same server both 
are running now) and it a LOT faster!
the simplist test to delete a mail and mozilla just jump to the next 
one. it took about 5-10 sec with dovecot!!! while it almost nothing 
(less than 1 sec) with courier.....

   Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"

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