[Dovecot] segfault in dovecot 2.0.9
mstevens at imt-systems.com
Thu Aug 18 23:55:09 EEST 2011
On Mon, 13 Jun 2011 16:02:57 +0300, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-06-10 at 19:52 +0200, Morten P.D. Stevens wrote:
>> Jun 9 00:12:34 mail dovecot: master: Error: service(imap): child
>> killed with signal 11 (core dumps disabled)
> There's really no way to know why this happens without a gdb
> See http://dovecot.org/bugreport.html
>> # dovecot -n
>> # 2.0.9: /etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf
> It's also possible that it has already been fixed in newer versions.
Small update on this: In 6 months the error occurred only once. The bug
was not reproducible.
There was a BIOS update for IBM servers which fixes the following
- Fixed : Intel microcode fix for a potential memory addressing error
operating mode; it could cause page fault, data loss, data
or other unpredictable system behavior.
So I am assuming that it was not a Dovecot bug.
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