[Dovecot] unkillable imap process(es) with high CPU-usage

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Mon Dec 15 13:11:08 EET 2008

On Dec 15, 2008, at 1:00 PM, Arno Wald wrote:

> A new status report regarding this issue:
> Dovecot on my PC in the office is still running fine with kernel  
> 2.6.26.
> Dovecot with the latest kernel 2.6.27-9.slh.1-sidux-686 on my PC at  
> home did show the unkillable imap processes after a few minutes.
> Now I am running dovecot compiled without inotify support on this  
> kernel without any problems for about 70 minutes.

One more thing you could try: Does the hang happen if you use  
configure --with-notify=dnotify ?

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