Mail Spool Problems / IMAP
chris at chrismaness.com
Tue Apr 8 00:49:19 UTC 2008
> Hi, Chris--
> On Apr 7, 2008, at 8:52 AM, Chris Maness wrote:
>> I am having trouble with my imap account on my FreeBSD box. I am using
>> WU-IMAP, and thuderbird. I have been using this combo for years, and not
>> had any issues. Now, my thuderbird is not displaying messages in the
>> inbox. I can see them with pine, but not with IMAP clients. (squirrelmail,
>> thunderbird). Pine complains about sequence error when I send a message.
>> I was able to get it to work for a bit by deleteing the mbox file in my
>> home directory, but now it is not working again. IS there a database or
>> something somewhere that needs to be rebult?
> Can you double-check your mbox file?
> With the most recent 2007 version of UW-IMAP, I've seen intermittent
> corruption of the first line of a mbox file (ie, the "From foo" header) which
> causes the mbox to be unreadable by most clients until it is fixed by hand.
> It seems to be correlated with simultaneous write access by people who have a
> normal MUA and a second device like a smartphone (iPhone/Treo/BB).
> I've seen just over a half-dozen of these since Jan...
How do I check it? Should I use another IMAP server?
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