<defunct> debugging routine?
mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Sun May 16 07:21:26 IST 2004
At 01:47 16/05/2004, you wrote:
>It should be something extremely simple but I can not seem to find the
>answer. After the last upgrade of MailScanner
>on my server I get a <defunct> fork of Mailscanner after each processed
>batch. The scanner in general seems to work
>properly and I did not detect any mail loss, however this fact is still
>pretty annoying. I tried to figure out what is
>causing this, but I can not increase the verbosity of the log reporting. I
>tried to start mailscanner in debug mode,
>however the resulting information is almost identical to what you get
>while running in daemon mode. Essentially my
>question is how do I trace the whole process of receiving/scanning/sending.
Check your maillog for signs of error messages.
Is it actually processing mail successfully?
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