Bug 103801 - dovecot fails to start under kernel 2.6 with setuid error
dovecot fails to start under kernel 2.6 with setuid error
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: dovecot (Show other bugs)
beta1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
dovecot-0.99.10-4
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Reported: 2003-09-04 23:08 EDT by Kenneth Topp
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:57 EDT (History)
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Description Kenneth Topp 2003-09-04 23:08:57 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686) Gecko/20030701 Galeon/1.3.7

Description of problem:
Sep  4 22:21:53 static dovecot: Dovecot starting up
Sep  4 22:21:54 static imap-login: setuid(100) failed: Resource temporarily
unavailable
Sep  4 22:21:54 static imap-login: setuid(100) failed: Resource temporarily
unavailable
Sep  4 22:21:54 static dovecot: Login process died too early - shutting down

needs this patch by the author of dovecot.. I assume it's already in upstream
releases:

http://dovecot.procontrol.fi/list/dovecot/2003-July/001945.html

I guess the underlying change in behavior could cause issues in other programs
in moving to 2.6..


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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. use 2.6
2. try to start dovecot
    

Actual Results:  doesn't start

Expected Results:  should start

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outside of initscripts needing help, this is the only issue I've found with 2.6
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-09-04 23:20:04 EDT
Fix added for -5

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