[Imap-uw] Problem with "Oversize mix status record"
rberber at cactus-soft.dyndns.org
Wed Mar 21 23:55:21 PDT 2007
Mark Crispin wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Mar 2007, René Berber wrote:
>> Mar 21 22:59:55 sunfire tmail: [mail.error] Oversize mix status
> That message is misleading; it is issued for any record in the index,
> status, or sortcache files. The error message is returned by an fgets()
> that returns a buffer that does not end with newline.
> The most likely explanation is that either the index or status files got
> whacked by your power failure. Check the index file; I suspect that
> you'll find the problem there. Unfortunately, you'll have to fix it by
The only file that doesn't have a CR return is the .mixstatus, the index and
sortcache files look fine. I don't know if they are missing complete records.
> An index file rebuild tool is at the top of my to-do list.
Thanks for your reply.
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