Careful where queue directories are placed

Julian Field jkf at
Mon Oct 22 18:23:59 IST 2001

At 18:01 22/10/2001, you wrote:
>The cause of our problem was that /var/spool/mqueue was on a separate
>filesystem to /var/spool/ and /var/spool/MailScanner. Vital
>locking information was being lost when message files were being moved
>between filesystems rather than _within the same_ filesystem as was

This is 1 of the items in the Installation FAQ, but I agree I should
re-word the installation guide.

"Advises" is hardly the case...

>Mailscanner works

Glad to hear it's all working now.
Sorry for poorly wording the installation guide. I'll fix it tonight/tomorrow.
Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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