Redhat 8.0 / command: service MailScanner status

Julian Field mailscanner at
Thu Nov 7 20:25:01 GMT 2002

At 20:09 07/11/2002, you wrote:
>At 20:04 07/11/2002, you wrote:
>>On Wed, 6 Nov 2002 09:50:42 +0100, Florus Both <florusb at ASCIO.COM> wrote:
>> >Hi, do a
>> >
>> >Chkconfig sendmail off
>> >And try again, I guess sendmail was already running before you started
>> >mailscanner (this happens automagically after an install)
>>Not working still having a failure on sendmail outgoing. When I
>>did a reboot I noticed a error "/etc/rc6.d/K30MailScanner" and
>>at some times the error "We haven't got any child processes,
>>which isn't right!, No child processes at /usr/sbin/MailScanner
>>line 191. We have just tried to reap a process which wasn't one
>>of ours!, No child processes at /usr/sbin/MailScanner line 194."

I have modified the code to remove these errors, they aren't anywhere near
as serious as they sound :-)
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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