[Dovecot] Index corruption causes child process to die

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Nov 2 19:37:10 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-10-27 at 09:52 +1300, Juha Saarinen wrote:
> On 10/27/06, Hr. Daniel Mikkelsen <daniel at copyleft.no> wrote:
> > I wasn't able to draw any conclusions either way - I only get this problem
> > on two heavily loaded servers, and the two altered options made them run
> > much slower so I had to revert.
> Well, trial and error here points to mmap - if I disable that, I can
> use fcntl (or flock). Enabling it, and I get the index corruption.

mmap_disable=yes does quite a many things differently than
mmap_disable=no, so I guess it could just be a bug somewhere in the =no

Daniel, how about you? Does mmap_disable=yes fix it for you? And what
error messages exactly do you get?

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