Mailscanner Spamassassin timing out

Ugo Bellavance ugob at CAMO-ROUTE.COM
Mon Nov 29 23:39:52 GMT 2004

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Marco Benton wrote:
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> Billy Pumphrey wrote:
> | I let it run for a bit and it seems to be at least processing some
> | messages now and then before it times out again.  I had this
> | problem before but I increase the timeout and it worked last time.
> | Maybe it is just too slow of a machine and is just getting killed
> | right now?
> |
> | 500mhz 384mb RAM Average messages per day        2,462
> |
> | The logwatch that returns usually shows that there were load
> | volumes of around 12 about 4-5 times.
> |
> you need more memory.  try decreasing the Max Children to 1 or 2 and
> see how that works.  processor speed is fine.

Please run 'free' to see if you have lots of swap used.  And then
'vmstat 2' and see if you have lots of page ins/page outs.

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