[Dovecot] load increase after upgrade to 2.0.8
Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de
Wed Dec 15 18:43:55 EET 2010
> Attached patch should workaround this. The main problem with it is that
> Dovecot doesn't die very easily after this. You have to kill all the
> processes manually. I'll probably have to add yet another pipe just for
Yes. Plenty of killall's are now needed!
So what does this patch actually do?
All client processes used to check on the master's status FD to check
if it is still alive. And you disabled that?
> But I wonder if this could be considered a kernel bug too? I think I'll
> write a small test program and see what lkml thinks about it. Oh, and
> seeing if other operating systems handle it better would be interesting
> BTW. I actually considered this already last week but then I thought it
> can't be it since v1.2 did the same thing. But no, v1.2 doesn't really
> do the same thing.
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