[horde] Slowness problem for Horde IMP webmail "New Message"

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Fri Dec 8 04:43:25 PST 2006

Zitat von Frankie Cheung <ftcheung at hkusua.hku.hk>:

> Dear Sir,
> I'm setting up the Horde IMP webmail 4.1.3 in Redhat Linux 64-bit AS  
> 4, with PHP 5.1.6 and eAccelerator 0.9.5, with database engine of  
> MySQL 4.1.20.
> Everything is fine, except for a very slowness problem. When I spend  
> around 25 seconds to open an Email folder with around 5000 messages  
> and 140MB in total size, then I click "New Message" button it take  
> at least 12 seconds(still acceptable) to load the composition page.  
> What really annoying is that when I click "Cancel Message" or "Save  
> Draft" at this moment it would take at least 1.5 minutes or 2  
> minutes to return to my previous folder, so it take at around 3-4  
> times longer compared to openning the same mail folder in normal case.
> Would it be some bugs in the "Cancel Message" or "Save Draft" button  
> of "New Message" page that introduce this serious performance problem?

No, rather sounds like a broken setup of broken, misconfigured or  
overloaded imap server.


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