[Dovecot] load increase after upgrade to 2.0.8

Ralf Hildebrandt Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de
Sat Dec 11 12:44:08 EET 2010

* Stan Hoeppner <stan at hardwarefreak.com>:
> Mark Moseley put forth on 12/10/2010 2:25 PM:
> > Yeah, my comment on the kernel thing was just in reply to one of Cor's
> > 3 debugging tracks, 1 of which was to try upgrading the kernel. I
> > figured I should mention the load issue if he might be upgrading to
> > the latest/greatest, since it could make things worse (or make things
> > *look* worse).
> Maybe I need to re-read that thread again (twice).  At this point I'm
> still not sure if the load is actually higher, or if the bug is that's
> it's simply being *reported* as higher when it really isn't.

The load is definitely higher. Yesterday I kept 2.0 running until
noon. Half an hour before noon users were reporting their logins were
timing out. At the same time the load skyrocketed (system was at
almost 100 percent)

Ralf Hildebrandt
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