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Re: Evolution throwing away emails for one of my accounts ?



On Thu, 2009-03-12 at 23:16 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-03-13 at 09:49 +1030, Tim wrote:
> > On Thu, 2009-03-12 at 12:58 -0600, Linuxguy123 wrote:
> > > I checked an my inbox file is 2GB in size.  Evolution didn't warn me
> > > or anything.
> > 
> > Ugh!  Though I'm surprised that Evolution didn't get as slow as hell
> > with a mailfile approaching that size, before it jammed up.
> 
> It does a lot of indexing, so it generally isn't necessary to read the
> whole file.
> 
> Still, having so large a folder means you can lose an awful lot of mail
> in one swell foop.

Unless you back it up... 

The reason I went to Linux in the first place was because Outlook
Express crashed so often for me in Windows.  And Windows was so virus
prone.   I haven't lost a single email since 2002 with Linux.  Its rock
solid. 



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