Spam Assassin timing out --help

Ugo Bellavance ugob at CAMO-ROUTE.COM
Tue Oct 7 01:02:57 IST 2003

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Matt Kettler [mailto:mkettler at EVI-INC.COM]
> Envoyé : Monday, October 06, 2003 2:40 PM
> Objet : Re: Spam Assassin timing out --help
> At 07:21 AM 10/6/2003, you wrote:
> >Now I tried to disable RBL checks from MailScanner, with no effect.
> >In my spam.assassin.prefs.conf I have skip_rbl_checks 1
> >However I still get the SpamAssassin timeouts and my load 
> average is going up.
> >Any ideas on what I may be doing wrong.
> Do you have razor, pyzor, or dcc installed? One of those 
> could be causing
> timeouts.
> I'd also suggest copying spam.assassin.prefs.conf to
> /root/.spamassassin/user_prefs and running spamassassin 
> --lint, just to
> make sure there's no typos in the configfile causing SA to 
> get wedged up.

I use to have some of these frequently because of my weak hardware.
I tweaked the machine to reduce swapping, increased SA timeout a bit and I don't see them anymore.


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