[Dovecot] Problems with registering new emails - imap/jfs/maildir

Trond Eivind Glomsrød teg at scali.com
Thu Aug 26 23:23:39 EEST 2004

Timo Sirainen wrote:

> On 25.8.2004, at 16:03, Trond Eivind Glomsrød wrote:
>>> Sounds pretty strange. How about if you switch from INBOX to another 
>>> folder and back, does it show then new mails?
>> No.
> I can't really think of anything that could cause the problem if that 
> doesn't work, but restarting connection works. Except if the first 
> connection got stuck somehow, but I guess it still worked except for 
> not showing new mails?
> Could you look at what the client and Dovecot talks to eachothers? 
> http://dovecot.org/bugreport.html#sniffin
> g

No, they talk fine... it worked before we converted to maildirs and nfs.

Closer checking shows that it works with ext3 and reiserfs, but not with 
Either there's a bug in the filesystem, or dovecot does an invalid 
assumption... no idea of which.

Trond Eivind Glomsrød
Senior Software Engineer
Scali - www.scali.com
High Performance Clustering

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