imap problem with blackhole

Kees reply at
Sun Feb 26 05:00:42 PST 2006

Perttu Laine wrote on Sunday 26 February 2006 13:26:

> Hello!
> I have problem with imap. Works fine if blackhole (tcp) is set to 0, but I
> set it 1 or 2 imap stops responding (timeouts). Dovecot imap and freebsd
> 5.4. So. What could be case here?

Strange, I use FreeBSD-5.4 and dovecot with imap as well, but it works fine
after setting "net.inet.tcp.blackhole=1".
Perhaps your mailclient reads a (wrong) closed port and hangs after not
receiveing a rst-packet ?

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