defunct mailscanner

Raymond Dijkxhoorn raymond at PROLOCATION.NET
Tue Apr 29 12:06:08 IST 2003


> how come when i do a top on my server..i can see mailscanner <defunct>
> beside it....
> another i need to specify this
> ( -ODeliveryMode=queueonly -OQueueDirectory=
> /var/spool/ in the latest version of mailscanner in
> /etc/rc.d/init.d/sendmail?

Most likely due to misconfigurations. I had this for example when i
enabled spamassassin and sa wasnt working like it should.

Do you have sa installed, and enabled in mailscanner ? If so, please
disable it and see if its running afterwards.


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