[Dovecot] Re: Dovecot out of memory errors on Debian sid
asf at boinkor.net
Sat Dec 10 15:10:17 EET 2005
On 2005-12-08, <ric at otte.ucsc.edu> wrote:
> I have dovecot (1.0.alpha4-1) installed on a Debian sid amd64 machine
> (dovecot-imapd and dovecot-common). I am using this so that I can use both
> Mutt and something like Thunderbird to access my local Maildir folders.
> Sometimes it works fine. Sometimes when I try to access my mailboxes locally
> using Mutt, it hangs for a very long time (the bottom of the screen says
> "Selecting in..." (.in is the mailbox), and eventually gives me a blank
> mailbox with "(no mailbox)" at the bottom of the screen. In
> /var/log/mail.err I find lines like the following:
> Dec 3 06:39:02 localhost dovecot: child 4600 (imap) returned error 83
> (Out of memory)
> Dec 3 06:44:03 localhost dovecot: imap(ric): pool_system_malloc(): Out
> of memory
> For example, it was working fine earlier this morning, but now I am unable to
> access the mailboxes and I'm getting the error messages in /var/log/mail.err.
Timo committed a fix for an OOM failure on amd64 to CVS a few days
ago. I didn't get around to testing it, yet.
Andreas Fuchs, <asf at boinkor.net>, asf at jabber.at, antifuchs
More information about the dovecot