SpamAssassin timed out and was killed... box too slow?
Chris W. Parker
cparker at SWATGEAR.COM
Mon Jun 2 21:14:49 IST 2003
Kevin Spicer <mailto:kevins at BMRB.CO.UK> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2003-06-02 at 20:59, Chris W. Parker wrote:
> We have relatively low email traffic (approx. 450/day on work days)
> and I receive quite a few of these in my /var/log/maillog:
> > May 17 04:03:08 filter MailScanner: SpamAssassin timed out and
> > was killed, consecutive failure 1 of 20
> > Does this mean my computer is too slow? It's a 200mhz pentium!!!
> Probably not - more likely this was an RBL which failed to respond in
> a timely fashion. It probably a good idea to tweak the SpamAssassin
> Timeout in MailScanner.conf to 40s (if its not there already) as some
> internal SpamAssassin timeouts are 30s.
Actually I've got RBL checking turned off and my SA timeout is already set at 60s.
Any other ideas?
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