[Dovecot] getting dovecot unwedged
dovecot at segosha.net
Thu Aug 24 18:30:31 EEST 2006
I'm having a problem with the dovecot server. I've upgraded to 1.0rc7
to no avail. My naive view is that a cache file is corrupt, or a lock
file cannot be unset.
Certain mailboxes cannot be accessed to read or write. Checking the
process, the server looks stuck in an infinite poll/wait loop.
telnetting directly to the
server shows that things are definately amiss, though the original
problem may have been caused by a faulty client (Apple Mail or Outlook).
My question at this point is how to unwedge the server. Is there a
cache repair utility, or a list of files which shouldn't exist? I don't
see this info on the Wiki.
After sortinig this out, I'm going to install mysql, since this seems to
be the more-tested installation. Will dovecot automatically rebuild my
current databases or do i need to prepare for sql by hand?
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