a very confused mailscanner?

Spicer, Kevin Kevin.Spicer at BMRB.CO.UK
Tue Nov 11 08:36:16 GMT 2003

Randy Schultz wrote:
> -}> At first I thought it was insufficient file descriptors
> -}> available so I up'ed
> -}> that limit and rebooted.  No effect.  The in queue has only
> -}> 1400 emails to
> -}> be processed, system is idle, tons of all resources available.
> -}>
> -}> Anybody have any idea what's up?

You don't say which OS.
I've seen situations on Solaris where I've had to add ulimit -n unlimited  [from memory, so hope its correct] to the start of an init script to avoid this problem (even when the system limit hasn't been approached).

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