[Dovecot] rc14 and rc15 performance issues

Marcus Rueckert rueckert at informatik.uni-rostock.de
Mon Nov 20 16:22:41 UTC 2006

On 2006-11-20 09:25:18 -0500, Jeff A. Earickson wrote:
> I am stuck at rc13 because rc14 and rc15 have both failed to keep
> up with imap connections on my (slow old) system.  I have the problem
> where if a lot of people check their email at once (like at the
> top of the hour) then my load goes way up and things slow to a
> crawl.  My setup: Solaris 10 on an E220R, mbox format, imap and imaps
> only.  I also use "login_process_per_connection = no".  Any suggestions?

you should check where the time goes into: CPU bound, io bound?
if it is IO bound. you might try maildir.


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