[Dovecot] Dovecot imap processes pinning CPU

Patrick McLean patrick at cim.mcgill.ca
Thu Dec 18 17:11:49 EET 2008

Steffen Weber wrote:
> Just saw this thread on
> This fix seems to work for me:
> http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0812.1/00998.html

That fixed it for me as well. You can get the patch from gitweb at
(formatting is a bit nicer for patching):


> It is not fixed in, but will be fixed in according to
> Greg KH: http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/12/14/162

Good, I guess we just picked the wrong time to update our mail server to
the latest stable kernel.

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