[Dovecot] Dovecot failing silently on startup
Jaldhar H. Vyas
jaldhar at debian.org
Fri Mar 19 02:24:15 EET 2004
On Fri, 12 Mar 2004, Julian Melville wrote:
> > Can you do an strace of a running dovecot process so we can
> > get a better idea? (You ought to cc the list as well.)
> Sorry for the slow reply, it's taken me a few days to get back to this
> and observe the problem again. I've placed a tarball of the output of
> "strace -ff -o dovecot dovecot" here:
I too must apologize for the delay in responding.
> To my (admittedly untrained) eye, it's looking for and not finding
> /etc/ld.so.nohwcap, and then repeatedly not finding
> /var/run/dovecot/ssl-parameters.dat. At that point there is a
> /var/run/dovecot/ssl-parameters.dat.tmp - is that where the SSL stuff is
> being generated?
> Is it just that Dovecot is stalled until the ssl-parameters.dat file
I've seen this symptom before. There is a problem with gnutls7 on certain
architectures hppa and sparc for instance. Are you running one of those
by any chance?
Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at debian.org>
La Salle Debain - http://www.braincells.com/debian/
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