[Dovecot] 1.2.11 nfs_flush_file_handle_cache_dir problems

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Mar 25 18:42:02 EET 2010

On Thu, 2010-03-25 at 16:16 +0000, Ade Fewings wrote:
> >> Error: nfs_flush_file_handle_cache_dir: rmdir(/var/mail) failed: Device busy
> >>     
> > Dovecot tries to flush NFS cache by doing this rmdir(). It is intended
> > to fail, but not with EBUSY. I guess /var/mail is your NFS mount root?
> > That's why this is failing. There's really no good way to solve this.
> >   
> Hmm....sorry, I should have mentioned - /var/mail is actually local -
> only the /home bits are NFS mounted.  Is that even more concerning?!

/var/mail is still a mount point I think?

Anyway, if your INBOXes are on local server, I guess there's only a
single server accessing users' mails then? If that's the case, just set
mail_nfs_*=no and be happy.

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