problems with starting mailscanner

Julian Field mailscanner at
Wed Dec 4 10:29:48 GMT 2002

Does it depend on what directory you are in when you start it, or anything
strange like this? I've never used RHAS, but I can't understand why it
would work some times and not others.

At 08:02 04/12/2002, you wrote:
>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,

Julian Field
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