[Dovecot] Maildir unreliability

Gregory Bond gnb at itga.com.au
Mon Oct 25 03:13:30 EEST 2004

Timo Sirainen wrote:

> http://dovecot.org/tmp/readdir.c
> I'd like to hear if you can run it in some system without errors. I 
> tested Linux 2.4 and 2.6 with ext2, ext3, xfs and reiser3, Solaris 
> 8/ufs and OpenBSD 3.5/sparc64. Only OpenBSD passed the test, but I'm 
> not sure if it's only because the computer was so slow and didn't 
> switch between processes hard enough. I'd be especially interested 
> about FreeBSD and various NFS systems.

FreeBSD 4.10 stable:
 - To home directory NFS mounted from a NetApp:  about 3000 error lines
 - To /tmp (ufs on ATA disk): 15 errors

Solaris 8/NFS to the NetApp:
 - 470 errors

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