higher load average since upgrading to latest version

Chris Yuzik chris at FRACTALWEB.COM
Thu Aug 5 18:26:13 IST 2004

Not sure if this is common knowledge or not. I searched the 1500-odd
messages I have here from this list and haven't found anything about it.

Since I upgraded to the latest/greatest version of MailScanner, the
server is showing a significantly higher server load. Before the
upgrade, we averaged around 0.6, with occasional spikes up to 3 or 4.
Now we're averaging 3 or 4 with spikes up as high as 18!!! I have 3
child processes and the usual everything else (DCC, Razor, SA, ClamAV, etc.)

Right now, there are 3 messages in the "in queue" and 7 in the "out
queue" and the 1 minute load average is 6.13, 5 minute is 4.90.

Any thoughts?


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