[Dovecot] Fatal: EOF reading environment from master

Jacob Elder jake at trec.us
Wed Aug 17 03:34:22 EEST 2005

Have you tried deleting removing the indexes? Dovecot will rebuild  
them automatically and at no cost for smaller mailboxes, so they're  
typically safe to delete.

Jacob Elder

On Aug 16, 2005, at 3:57 PM, Marcathian Alexander wrote:

> I have been running dovecot as an imap server since 22nd July 2005.
> The server was started from xinetd using /usr/local/libexec/dovecot/ 
> imap-auth
> The sever run successfully until the machine was shut down in a  
> power outage
> on 12 Aug 2005.  Dovecot has failed to start since the reboot.   
> When starting
> it with the imap-auth it gives the following error:
>    fatal: EOF reading environment from master
> I have uninstalled dovecot, downloaded, compiled, and installed the  
> stable of
> 14Aug 2005 and got the same error.  I then installed the 0.99.14  
> version ang
> got the same error.
> Can i have assistance in solving and/or diagnosing the problem?
> --
> Marcathian Alexander
> SDE Assistant
> Sustainable Development and Environment Section
> Ministry of Physical Development, Environment & Housing
> Open Source Software Evaluation Project - WebMail/Groupware/ 
> Collaboaration
> [Open WebMail Project (http://openwebmail.org)]

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