[Dovecot] IMAP "freezing" on OSX
dovecot at segosha.net
Mon May 7 01:28:49 EEST 2007
> Nope, incoming mail is still going through Fetchmail->Postfix-
> >Procmail, unless there's some clever hook into the system after
> Procmail gets its hands on it that I can't spot (procmail is just
> set to deliver to a specified maildir folder).
> Even when Dovecot isn't behaving, mail still arrives fine, so I'm
> pretty sure that isn't the problem (and my Procmail rules are all
> still working, so at the very least mail is getting there OK...)
yes, this sounds different than my issues. in my case i'm pretty
sure the dovecot LDA has a locking issue which manifests under high
load (read: being spammed) which shuts out incoming mail and folder
queries, etc. once it gets bunged, there's nothing to do be restart.
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