[Dovecot] Login process connection routing

Brad Davidson brandond at uoregon.edu
Tue Jul 20 22:40:07 EEST 2010


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Timo Sirainen [mailto:tss at iki.fi]
> Dovecot lets kernel assign it. Whichever process grabs it first, handles
> it.

Makes sense.

> You probably have too many login processes. process_min_avail should be
> set to about the same as the number of CPU cores.

Ahh, OK - that's good guidance, I didn't remember hearing that. I had just left the old setting in place from when we were forking off a process per session, where it made sense as more of a prefork.

> Since there are two
> processes handling most of the connections, do you also happen to have 2
> cores? :)

Two cores with HT (looks like four), but yes ;)



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