[kdepim-users] Akonadi maintenance

Martin Steigerwald martin at lichtvoll.de
Tue Feb 9 18:46:01 GMT 2016

Am Dienstag, 9. Februar 2016, 19:43:02 CET schrieb Martin Steigerwald:
> Today out of some intuition or what not I did:
> akonadictl fsck
> and then
> akonadictl vacuum
> on both of my Akonadi setups (private + work).
> Before that I had around 9 GiB of free space on /home (which is BTRFS RAID
> 1).
> After it I have:
> merkaba:~> LANG=C df -hT /home
> Filesystem             Type   Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
> /dev/mapper/msata-home btrfs  170G  142G   27G  85% /home
> Thats about 18 GiB of additional free space gained!
> Maybe now I can enable the indexer again?
> So on first indexing of all folders Akonadi stuffed all mails smaller 16 KiB
> (my SizeThreshold setting) into the database and then… as MySQL does not
> auto- truncate.

Well I forgot to state: The MySQL database size ("db_data" directory) went 
from 11,8 GiB back down to 4 GiB on my private local maildir + POP3 based 
setup (there is an 14-day IMAP setup as well, but just as backup resource, 
should I delete an important mail or so and for Fairphone).


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