Growing sendmail proccesses

Kevin Spicer kevins at BMRB.CO.UK
Tue Oct 7 17:51:23 IST 2003

On Tue, 2003-10-07 at 06:48, Brady A. Tucker wrote:

>I'm getting an additional queue runner on start and restart,  with
>/var/spool/clientmqueue as the queue.   The only cf file that
>clientmqueue is the -- this started a version or two ago...
>running 4.24-5   <-- What have I broken   Where is MailScanner
>starting/restarting with if that's whats in fact causing this

Its not broken, thats now the correct behaviour of sendmail.

>MailScanner and everything else works perfectly,  but I can't seem to
>the other boys here to do a stop, killall sendmail, start.

I had to change this line in /etc/init.d/MailScanner

$SENDMAIL -L sm-msp-queue -Ac -q15m 2>/dev/null


$SENDMAIL -L sm-msp-queue -Ac -q15m -OPidFile=/var/run/

That should do it.

BTW Mandrake users (like myself) need to change the user and group in
the line above that to mail.  Julian - could that be made configurable

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