[Dovecot] painfully slow uploads

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Oct 14 16:53:01 EEST 2004

On 14.10.2004, at 15:57, Mikhail Teterin wrote:

> I have several mail accounts, but collect all spam e-mail in the spam
> mailbox on one of them. After switching to dovecot (from imap-uw) I
> notice a very slow speed of bulk transfers and a very high CPU
> utilization by the dovecot's imap process during it -- sustained
> 62% of my server's Pentium2 @266MHz.
> Never saw such effects under imap-uw... My client is KMail (despite
> the awfull quality of its latest release).

This is with Dovecot 0.99.x and mbox I guess? It's not a very good 
combination, 1.0-tests are _much_ faster with mbox.
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