Trouble with Sophossavi

Steve Freegard steve.freegard at LBSLTD.CO.UK
Tue May 20 14:17:23 IST 2003

Hi Chris,

I had exactly the same problem.  If you run MS in Debug mode, you'll
probably find that it is segfaulting.
To cure this, I added 'LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.2.5; export LD_ASSUME_KERNEL' near
the top of /etc/rc.d/init.d/MailScanner.  Don't ask me why it works
though... ;-))

Hope this helps.

Kind regards,

Steve Freegard
Systems Manager
Littlehampton Book Services Ltd.

-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Hills [mailto:chills at NE-WORCS.AC.UK]
Sent: 20 May 2003 13:54


After the recent deluge of spam, I decided to upgrade from inflex to
MailScanner. The installation went pretty smoothly, but I could not get
sophossavi working. Presently i am using the sophos scanner without issue. I
have followed the installation instructions, including running
Sophos.install, and the installation completed with no problems. I have
installed the SAVI-Perl-0.15 module also with no problems. When I start
MailScanner using sophossavi, ps auxw shows the following:

root     12024  0.0  0.5 15576 11136 ?       S    13:49   0:00
/usr/bin/perl -I/usr/lib/MailScanner /usr/sbin/MailScanner /etc/MailS
root     12025  0.0  0.0     0    0 ?        Z    13:49   0:00 [MailScanner

Have you any idea what is wrong and how I can make it work?

For information, versions are the following:
System: RedHat 9
Kernel: 2.4.20-9smp
MailScanner: 4.20-3
Sendmail: 8.12.8-5.90
Sophos: 3.69


Chris Hills
North-East Worcestershire College

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