[tpop3d-discuss]tpop3d pauses during high I/O or CPU access

Chris Lightfoot chris at ex-parrot.com
Mon, 24 May 2004 10:26:55 +0100


On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 11:05:22AM +0200, Daniel Lilienberg wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> I have this problem with tpop3d (1.5.3).  When I do a backup under the night (tar with gzip), this takes approx. 15 minutes.  During this time, tpop3d on port 110 wont answer.   As soon as the backup is done, it works again.

What do you mean by `won't answer' -- does it not send a
banner at all? Or is it slow opening mailspools?

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