[Dovecot] Indexes.

Robert Schetterer robert at schetterer.org
Thu Dec 2 14:40:14 EET 2010

Am 02.12.2010 13:13, schrieb Henrique Fernandes:
> Hello people!
> I have huge problems with IO wait becase dovecot configured to use maildir
> is under OCFS2 1.4.  Now i have an question to OCFS2 each disk action is
> really heavy becaue it has no index.
> Now i am thinking in what can be done to heltp my system  to use less disk.
> Looking for index and etc in dovecot i found this,   this disables the index
> file on disk and leave it on ram or it disable the index files ?
> If you really want to, you can also disable the index files completely by
> appending :INDEX=MEMORY
> I am only trying to get dovecot to work faster. Right now we have to waing
> some seconds to dovecot list all emails or read an email.
> I am also thinking in right index to an NFS but i don't know if this makes
> any diferences in performance.
> Thanks to all!
> I use 3 servres wrinting on OCFS2  one is mailman, and other two are to
> email, I have ipvs to load balance the conections.
> []'sf.rique

hm , i have no problems with ocfs2 (1.4.3-1: amd64  ) on drbd ubuntu lucid
using dovecot vers 2 recommended settings for cluster file systems
i have my index files in the maildir dir

Best Regards

MfG Robert Schetterer


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