Mailscanner, Exim and <defunct>

Emanuele Salvador lele at PROFIM.FLORIDA.IT
Thu Feb 3 13:13:19 GMT 2005

X-Florida Group-MailScanner-Information: Please contact the ISP for more information
X-Florida Group-MailScanner: Found to be clean
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I'm actually running Mailscanner 4.38.9 on a Redhat 9 linux box, along
with Exim 4.44, latest spamassassin and  McAfee and F-Secure antivirus.
Everything seems to work fine but I get a lot of Mailscanner <defunct>
processess when I run ps ax.
I tried to debug as per instructions, tried to activate and deactivate
virus scanners but have no results.
Any suggestions are welcome !!

Emanuele Salvador

A carrot is as close as a rabbit gets to a diamond.

- Don Van Vliet -

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