[CentOS] Do I need large Cyrus DB files?
William L. Maltby
BillsCentOS at triad.rr.com
Fri May 26 14:55:50 UTC 2006
On Fri, 2006-05-26 at 09:26 -0400, William L. Maltby wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-05-26 at 09:08 -0400, Steve Snyder wrote:
> > While investigating my earlier Sendmail confusion I noticed these files:
> > # ll /var/lib/imap/db/
> > total 15952
> > -rw------- 1 cyrus mail 16384 Jan 22 04:02 __db.001
> > -rw------- 1 cyrus mail 663552 Jan 22 04:02 __db.002
> > -rw------- 1 cyrus mail 98304 Jan 22 04:02 __db.003
> > -rw------- 1 cyrus mail 22568960 Jan 22 04:02 __db.004
> > -rw------- 1 cyrus mail 32768 Jan 22 04:02 __db.005
> > -rw------- 1 cyrus mail 64 Jan 22 04:02 log.0000000001
> > The date/time stamps suggest that these files were create by a cron job
> > the day after I installed CentOS v4.2 and have not been modified since.
> > I haven't done any explicit Cyrus configuration, and actually I don't have
> > a clear idea of what mail-related functionality Cyrus actually provides.
> > If it is in use at all on my system it is done as some aspect of the
> > default CentOS4 installation. Those __db files are not owned by any RPM
> > package, although the /var/lib/imap/db/ is owned by the cyrus-imapd
> > package.
> > Do I really need a 22MB empty database file on my system?
> I've got 'em too! And I just do evolution/thunderbird pop3 only. Must be
> needed... until we discover them. Thanks, I had not! :-)
> I'm gonna move the directory away and see what happens.
> > <snip sig stuff>
Well, moved the directory, repooted and both evolution and thunderbird
continue to work in and out. But, I *don't* use imap, only pop-3. I have
sendmail disabled. My server incoming is ISP's pop server and outbount
is my ISP's SMTP server.
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