[hasse at bara1.se: dovecot error on boot up] (RePost)

Carmel NY carmel_ny at outlook.com
Tue Apr 17 10:55:55 UTC 2018

On Mon, 16 Apr 2018 02:44:45 +0300, Christos Chatzaras stated:

>> Hello
>> After latest update/upgrade I get this for me strange error on the
>> boot up screen :
>> dovecot error:t_readlink(var/run/dovecot//dovecot.conf) failed: readlink()
>> failed: No such file or directory Then : Starting dovecot
>What was the previous version of dovecot and what the new version?
>I use dovecot-2.3.1 and there is a new version in ports tree 2.3.1_1 which I
>haven't upgrade yet.
>Do you see this error only on your screen or it shows it in logs too? I want
>to try to reproduce this error and need to know if I need KVM connected to
>the server.
>/var/run/dovecot/dovecot.conf is a link to /usr/local/etc/dovecot/dovecot.conf
>Do you have chroot for dovecot? Maybe /var/run/dovecot is not mounted yet
>when dovecot starts and this is the reason for this message.

It only appears upon boot up; not if it is subsequently stopped and restarted.
There is no mention of the error in the dovecot logs.

I am running the latest version of dovecot and it is not chrooted.


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