[Dovecot] Reproduced the Login process died too early issue.

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sat Aug 26 22:54:28 EEST 2006

On Sat, 2006-08-26 at 19:53 +0200, Johnny Vestergaard wrote:
> Hi.
> I tried for some time to reproduce the "Login process died too early  
> issue".
> It seems related to when the system run out of file descriptors, to  
> force the issue i forwarded 3k of messages trough the server(using  
> thunderbird).

So something leaks file descriptors. Could you check which Dovecot
process is leaking them? Assuming Linux, look at /proc/*/fd/ directories
where * being pids of dovecot, imap-login and imap processes. I'd guess
one of the imap processes has lots of fds to some file?

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