[kmail2] [Bug 343873] New: Unable to retrieve most emails in a folder loaded from an archive
amenex at amenex.com
Fri Feb 6 21:27:24 GMT 2015
Bug ID: 343873
Summary: Unable to retrieve most emails in a folder loaded from
Platform: Ubuntu Packages
Component: message list
Assignee: kdepim-bugs at kde.org
Reporter: amenex at amenex.com
Platform is Trisquel 7, an Unbuntu derivative. Motherboard is an Intel D865GLC
with 3GB of memory, recently upgraded to 4GB (moved to another identical
Emails were retrieved from a network attached storage drive, to which the
profile had been uploaded from a WinXP, SP3 installation running Thunderbird
Emails that are mostly irretrievable are from a folder containing ca. 13,500
emails. These are all OK in the original installation. Total about 800MB.
There were many duplicate emails which KMail atttempted to remove.
I can repeat the transfer process if need be and if some trials are
KMail 4.13.3 is the version; installed from the Trisquel repository with
Here is the complete error message, which I get every time I try to open an
email in the folder list and the loading fails:
"Unable to fetch item from backend (collection 0): Unable to retrieve item from
resource: Invalid item retrieved"
This is what I get for about 95% of the emails that I have retrieved from
various sources. No other error messages are apparent, even with dmesg in
One much larger folder (several GB) will not open at all.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Load various email profiles to NAS - all in one folder;
2.Retrieve with KMail; KMail grabs every profile in one "go;"
3.KMail organizes everything automatically in Trisquel 7 installation;
4.Attempts to read any email in most folder gives error message;
5.Most messages are irretrievable; some folders are OK.
Shall I erase all 10GB in the KMail installation and start over ? This is a
I'm reluctant to stick my finger in the piranha tank again anytime soon.
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