upgrade question: etc or opt?
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Mon Jul 4 13:31:53 IST 2005
On 4 Jul 2005, at 12:42, Sylvain Phaneuf wrote:
> Great Julian. Thanks.
>>>> MailScanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK 04/07/2005 11:47:55 >>>
> On 4 Jul 2005, at 11:12, Sylvain Phaneuf wrote:
>>> For example, to apply a change rapidly to MailScanner,
>>> I woulds like to restart it, but not restart Sendmail.
>> service MailScanner reload
>> does what you want.
> What if I want to keep MailScanner off for a few minutes but keep
> Sendmail running? I would like to avoid breaking the flow of
> delivery from our ISP, otherwise they will wait 15-20 minutes
> before retrying.
All the MailScanner processes belong to the same process group. If
you find the MailScanner process whose parent in process 1 (init),
and kill that one (with "kill" and not "kill -9" please) it will kill
all the child processes for you as well. Just do a "ps ax | grep
MailScanner" and you'll see it.
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