[Dovecot] [LDA] save failed to INBOX: Timeout while waiting for lock
f.bonnet at esiee.fr
Thu Apr 14 11:59:40 EEST 2011
On 04/14/2011 10:23 AM, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-04-14 at 10:18 +0200, Frank Bonnet wrote:
>>>>> mail_location = mbox:%h/:INDEX=/var/cache/dovecot/index/%u:INBOX=/var/mail/%u
>>> That's the way mbox format works. One IMAP or POP3 client can lock the mailbox for a long time. LDA can either wait longer of fail and let MTA retry the delivery later. The default is:
>>> mbox_lock_timeout = 5 mins
>>> So apparently the LDA already waited for 5 minutes for the lock.
>>> (There is also actually mail_max_lock_timeout setting, but the default is 0 = disabled.)
>> Should I do something to correct ?
> I don't really know if there is anything except switching away from
Hmmm the INBOX file seems locked by "something" ( mutt says FLOCK )
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