[Dovecot] Strange dmesg messages

Uldis Pakuls neko at it4u.lv
Tue Apr 8 00:16:23 EEST 2008

Charles Marcus wrote:
> On 4/7/2008, Raphael Bittencourt S. Costa (raphaelbscosta at gmail.com)
> wrote:
>> Using dnotify dovecot's performance was very bad. The system consumes
>> 90% of cpu with just a few imap process running (about 30 process).
>> The performance using --with-notify=none was the same as using inotify,
>> so it could be the solution for me.
> dnotify has been deprecated for a long time, and inotify has been
> recommended to be used instead for just as long...
You are using SLES10 - isn't ? Have you contacted SuSE developers about
this inotify problem? Even if there is something wrong with dovecot it
MUST NOT cause kernel level crash, just return error to dovecot...

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