mqueue full, please help

Julian Field mailscanner at
Fri Oct 3 21:02:53 IST 2003

At 20:51 03/10/2003, you wrote:
>On my Raq4i I have over 1000 messages in my mqueue.  My RAQ is at a crawl.
>Some have only this in them:
>link_stat rsync : No such file or directory
>rsync error: some files could not be transferred (code 23) at main.c(620)
>Others contain this:
>MDeferred: No route to host
>What caused this and how the heck do I get rid of them?  Please help!

How about
         cd /var/spool/mqueue
         egrep 'link_stat rsync : No such
file| No route to host' * > /tmp/aaa
         while read a
           msgid=`echo $a | sed -e 's/^[qd]f//'`
           echo $msgid
           rm -f qf$msgid df$msgid
         done < /tmp/aaa

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