incoming directory

Peter Peters P.G.M.Peters at
Tue Nov 26 11:10:28 GMT 2002

On Mon, 25 Nov 2002 18:41:27 +0000, you wrote:

>John Rudd wrote:
>> Has anyone explored the bennefits or problems with putting the incoming
>> directory onto a ramdisk?  I know mailscanner preferes to have it on the
>> same partition as the mail queue directories, but I'm wondering if it
>> might be faster (for the scanning part of the process).
>Isn't the scary thought that if the power goes you lose all the incoming
>mail that hasn't been processed yet? (or do you have a truly UPS?)

That doesn't allways work. Our no-break system was still operating when
our servers where nothing more than molten steel and some smoke in the

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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