[Dovecot] Dovecot Questions

Adam Kessel adam at rosi-kessel.org
Fri May 21 06:24:49 EEST 2004

On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 01:19:21PM +1000, Julian Melville wrote:
> > I suppose I should have mentioned that this is Debian sid, so Dovecot
> > and SquirrelMail version 1.5.0.  Not using pgsql or ldap.
> What happens if you telnet to e.g. port 143 when this is happening? Do
> you get a response from dovecot?

I'll try that next time and report to the list...

> I ask because I was experiencing the same symptom on a Debian (testing)
> machine a couple of months back. I had some assistance from Jaldhar but
> didn't get much closer to the answer. Eventually I put it down to low
> memory problems (it was a virtual-mode Linux server and had memory probs
> with other apps) and shifted to a real server with plenty of RAM. That's
> now also running Debian sid, dovecot and Squirrelmail without any
> problems.

The machine has 2G of RAM and is not under a heavy load, so I don't think
that should be the issue.  I'm actually running a mixed testing/unstable
system, although I don't believe any of the lower-versioned packages
(from testing, rather than unstable) are involved in IMAP.
Adam Kessel

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