size of mailscanner processes?

Kai Schaetzl maillists at CONACTIVE.COM
Mon Feb 16 21:31:50 GMT 2004

Kai Schaetzl wrote on Thu, 12 Feb 2004 18:31:36 +0100:

> so, the main starter process seems to have only 15 MB, but any of the real
> work processes has 50.
> System is Suse 9.0 with Perl 5.8.1
> I'm using clamavmodule, could this be the culprit for grabbing so much
> RAM?

I changed from clamavmodule to clamav. This reduced the size from 50 to 40
MB. I still find that this is huge. With the default 5 processes this means
there are 200 MB just for MailScanner. Is this really normal?



Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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