On Sat, 04 Apr 2015 17:44:34 -0400 "Gary Dale" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > I've just had a rather bad time with my Debian/Jessie AMD64 system. > I had to reset it yesterday after a hardware-related lockup (it > doesn't like my optical drive connected to an add-in PCIe SATA card - > usually freezes after writing an ISO image to DVD). The lockup > wouldn't respond to sysrq so I needed the reset button. > > Trying to get back up was painful. I finally got it back by > reverting to SysV Init, which fortunately was an option on the Grub > menu. > > However now that it's running, I'm having a weird problem with > Icedove. I can't receive e-mail on any of the accounts it's > configured to check. Moreover, I have three accounts that it's not > showing the inbox, etc. for. These are all configured for pop e-mail > and the e-mail folders are all on a single NFS share that is also > used by the accounts that are showing the inboxes, etc.. > > The e-mail in the folders that I can see are complete - back to the > time the machine froze, but nothing since. > > Interestingly, when I try to Get Messages on an account, I get the > status bar message <e-mail account>: Connected to <pop server name>. > > I tried uninstalling and re-installing Icedove but nothing changed. > > I can access the accounts via their web-mail interfaces. > > I tried sending this message via Icedove but it failed to send. I > just get the "sending message" box and status bar. > > Any ideas? I don't know if it will help you, but it is possible that somehow your Icedove configuration has become corrupted - have you tried moving it out of the way so Icedove can't find it, before starting Icedove and setting it up again? I don't use Icedove, but I just installed it to see what it creates, and I would move at least ~/.cache/icedove and ~/.mozilla out of the way. Just a suggestion. Petter -- "I'm ionized" "Are you sure?" "I'm positive."
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