Bug#412616: Is kmail caching changes?
My system has an old, very large monitor that will probably die soon.
otherwise I wouldn't have seen this.
Oh, I suspect it also has some bad RAM, which tickles another problem.
By all means, feel free to forward any conclusions you make to others.
Anyway, at one point today, I tried to print something I had been
working on. On a fresh reboot, this hasn't happened (yet), but if
things have been running a while, printing will cause the system to
completely halt. Not even trying to login via the network from another
machine works. So, Murphy is doing his usual fine job, and locks
everything up on page 2 of an 8 page print job.
I cycle the power and get things going again. I've got some filesystem
problems, since things actually crashed. I'm running EXT3 on the
filesystems in question.
It seems like I've lost the last 2 hours of email I've received.
I was working on a file (in emacs), and I didn't lose anything in
the crash. So, losing email can't be attributed to the journal
losing things. The only thing I can think of is that somehow
kmail caches things for a long time. None of the messages I had seen in
that 2 hour or so period were in new/ or tmp/. Kmail had promptly
worked there, but as far as writing them to cur/, it hadn't.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: 4.0
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.16
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)
Versions of packages kmail depends on:
ii kdebase-kio-plugins 4:3.5.5a.dfsg.1-6 core I/O slaves for KDE
ii kdelibs4c2a 4:3.5.5a.dfsg.1-6 core libraries and binaries for al
ii kdepim-kio-plugins 4:3.5.5.dfsg.1-6 KDE pim I/O Slaves
ii libart-2.0-2 2.3.17-1 Library of functions for 2D graphi
ii libaudio2 1.8-3 The Network Audio System (NAS). (s
ii libc6 2.3.6.ds1-13 GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii libfontconfig1 2.4.2-1.2 generic font configuration library
ii libfreetype6 2.2.1-5 FreeType 2 font engine, shared lib
ii libgcc1 1:4.1.1-21 GCC support library
ii libice6 1:1.0.1-2 X11 Inter-Client Exchange library
ii libidn11 0.6.5-1 GNU libidn library, implementation
ii libjpeg62 6b-13 The Independent JPEG Group's JPEG
ii libkcal2b 4:3.5.5.dfsg.1-6 KDE calendaring library
ii libkdepim1a 4:3.5.5.dfsg.1-6 KDE PIM library
ii libkleopatra1 4:3.5.5.dfsg.1-6 KDE GnuPG interface libraries
ii libkmime2 4:3.5.5.dfsg.1-6 KDE MIME interface library
ii libkpimidentities1 4:3.5.5.dfsg.1-6 KDE PIM user identity information
ii libksieve0 4:3.5.5.dfsg.1-6 KDE mail/news message filtering li
ii libmimelib1c2a 4:3.5.5.dfsg.1-6 KDE mime library
ii libpng12-0 1.2.15~beta5-1 PNG library - runtime
ii libqt3-mt 3:3.3.7-3 Qt GUI Library (Threaded runtime v
ii libsm6 1:1.0.1-3 X11 Session Management library
ii libstdc++6 4.1.1-21 The GNU Standard C++ Library v3
ii libx11-6 2:1.0.3-5 X11 client-side library
ii libxcursor1 1.1.7-4 X cursor management library
ii libxext6 1:1.0.1-2 X11 miscellaneous extension librar
ii libxft2 188.8.131.52-8 FreeType-based font drawing librar
ii libxi6 1:1.0.1-4 X11 Input extension library
ii libxinerama1 1:1.0.1-4.1 X11 Xinerama extension library
ii libxrandr2 2:184.108.40.206-5 X11 RandR extension library
ii libxrender1 1:0.9.1-3 X Rendering Extension client libra
ii libxt6 1:1.0.2-2 X11 toolkit intrinsics library
ii perl 5.8.8-7 Larry Wall's Practical Extraction
ii zlib1g 1:1.2.3-13 compression library - runtime
Versions of packages kmail recommends:
ii procmail 3.22-16 Versatile e-mail processor
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