MailScanner not sending mail to /var/spool/mqueue

Scott Silva ssilva at SGVWATER.COM
Thu Sep 8 20:40:54 IST 2005

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lester lasad spake the following on 9/8/2005 12:05 PM:
> --- Scott Silva <ssilva at SGVWATER.COM> wrote:
>>lester lasad spake the following on 9/8/2005 10:43
>>>MailScanner version 4.41.3
>>>Fedora Core 2
>>>spamassassin 3.0.3
>>>I have had this problem several times in the past.
>>>Mail is being accepted by my MS server but it is
>>>transferring email from /var/spool/ to
>>>/var/spool/mqueue.  This causes a major backup on
>>>mail system.  
>>Which MTA? Sendmail? Postfix? Exim? ...?
>>If you just move the oldest file in will
>>it start up?
>>Any clues in the log?
> sendmail is my MTA, version 8.12.10 (ouch, i know
> needs to be upgraded).  The log really isn't telling
> me much.  some old stuff in there, spamassassin
> timeout every now and then but that's about it.  looks
> OK.
> I moved the oldest files to mqueue but still no luck.
> Now I can't even move everything from to
> mqueue becuase there is too much data in 

Kind of a stupid question, but can you trace it to an upgrade, or did it
just break untouched?


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