[Dovecot] locking problem

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed Feb 1 22:24:54 EET 2012

On 1.2.2012, at 16.09, myron wrote:

> I have one user who can't read his e-mail. The /var/log/mail.log file has this statement.
> dovecot: IMAP(<user>): Timeout while waiting for lock for transaction log file /users/<user>/mail/.imap/INBOX/dovecot.index.log
> I tried killing the imap daemons and removing the lock file,
> but it keeps coming back. Any idea what else to do?
> mail_location: mbox:~/mail:INBOX=/var/mail/%u

How large is the /var/mail/<user> mbox file?

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