Big problem.. help...
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Sat Nov 30 15:21:11 GMT 2002
At 15:11 30/11/2002, you wrote:
>On Wed, 2002-11-27 at 09:38, Julian Field wrote:
> > Try moving the qf+df pairs back in to the mqueue.in about 50 at a time, and
> > see if it stands that or whether there is 1 message that kills it. That way
> > you can get all but the troublesome message delivered.
> > --
> > Julian Field Teaching Systems Manager
> > jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
> > Tel. 023 8059 2817 University of Southampton
> > Southampton SO17 1BJ
>Yes, there is one queue file pair that causes the problem. As you
>suggested I moved 50 at a time until I found the group with the problem
>file. I then further narrowed it down to a single mail file pair. If I
>move those two files into the mqueue.in directory I get the error
> > Can't use an undefined value as an ARRAY reference at
> > /usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/Sendmail.pm line 805,
> > <GEN312> line 15.
>The GENnnn part of the message changes as the message is issued over and
>over again. I also get the messages...
> > 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.
>Ultimately I have to stop mailscanner with "service MailScanner stop",
>remove the problem file pair and restart it. Clearly there's something
>wrong with that mail file. I don't understand the format enough to know
>what it is though. If you would like I can send them to you. Otherwise
>I'll just delete them.
Yes, please can you send me the qf+df files. I would like to fix this.
Julian Field Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817 University of Southampton
Southampton SO17 1BJ
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