[Dovecot] High CPU load

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Fri Aug 25 02:00:13 EEST 2006

On Thu, 2006-08-24 at 21:33 +0200, Nagy László wrote:
>   Hello,
> I'm using dovecot-1.0.b9 on a FreeBSD 6.1 system. Usually we have 6 
> clients connected to dovecot through IMAPs. These clients are 
> Thunderbird 1.5 programs. After some hours, one or two processed go up 
> to 100% WCPU. As an example, this is what I see when I run 'top':

Apparently this is because the kqueue notify handler gets called
constantly. I'm not sure why though.

You can most likely fix this by configuring --with-notify=none

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