[Dovecot] Count breaks socket
marc at perkel.com
Sat Jan 26 18:49:43 EET 2008
Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-01-25 at 06:59 -0800, Marc Perkel wrote:
>> If I use the socket option I can't use the count option to create more
>> authentication processes. I get this error. Thanks in advance.
>> dovecot: Jan 25 06:57:04 Error: auth(default): Socket already exists:
> Right. This is kind of a design problem which isn't that easy to fix
> (until v2.0). Do you really need more than count=1? I don't think
> there's any benefit in having count (much) larger than the number of
> CPUs in the system, and a count=1 can handle thousands of
> connections/sec on my system.
My system isn't that busy but I'm getting really sluggish response from
Dovecot. Increasing the count seems to make a significant difference. I
can't explain why, but I'm trying to track down why I'm seeing a very
sluggish response time when I know I have plenty of computing horsepower
and it should be nearly instant.
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