MailScanner not behaving - endless loop?
mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Nov 19 16:20:54 GMT 2003
Let's start with the obvious question. What does your maillog say?
At 13:32 19/11/2003, you wrote:
>Every time I start MailScanner there's one process which eats away at
> the CPU and does (seemingly) nothing at all. Also happens with
> Debug=yes. I guess that it's the "master"-process, because it's the
> one whose PID logs "MailScanner starting" to syslog.
>The "nastiest" of those had used more than 500 CPU-minutes when I
> killed it. There's nothing suspiciously big in mqeue.in or incoming.
>strace doesn't show any system calls, so it sure looks like an endless
> loop from my limited POV.
>MailScanner 4.25-6 on Debian "stale", any hints/help/etc. very much
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