problems with starting mailscanner

Peter Peters P.G.M.Peters at
Wed Dec 4 08:02:48 GMT 2002

On my new system I keep having problems with starting MS (4.05-3) on a
Redhat Advanced Server.

The first time I start (or restart) MS it dies on me with messages like
"can't write header /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming/<some number>/<some

When I restart MS after that it runs OK and it starts a number of childs
without any problem. When I restart MS after a while the problem

Peter Peters
senior netwerkbeheerder,  Centrum voor Informatievoorziening,
Universiteit Twente,   Postbus 217,  7500 AE  Enschede
telefoon: +31 53 489 2301, fax:+31 53 489 2383,

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