Single process taking over?

David Hooton david at PLATFORMHOSTING.COM
Tue Feb 17 09:28:31 GMT 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On
> Behalf Of Julian Field
> Sent: Tuesday, 17 February 2004 7:42 PM
> Subject: Re: Single process taking over?
> Is there a particular message in your incoming queue that causes this?
> Is anything being logged?
> What is the last log entry from the rogue process?
> What OS/distribution/version are you running?

Hi Julian,

No, this happens the moment we start MailScanner with that code release.

The box is running RedHat 9, has 1 gig of RAM, hardware mirrored 80GB SATA
drives and dual 2.8Ghz processors.

At one stage yesterday the box was running at a load average of 16 from this
one process, only had 2kb in it!

We've had to back off to an older code version because of the load.


David Hooton

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