Mailscanner stopped, sendmail running...
nauman at worldcall.net.pk
Thu Jun 8 06:59:13 IST 2006
my systems TOP states :
top - 10:49:49 up 15:30, 4 users, load average: 1.97, 2.28, 2.89
Tasks: 163 total, 3 running, 159 sleeping, 0 stopped, 1 zombie
Cpu(s): 12.4% us, 5.2% sy, 0.0% ni, 73.9% id, 8.2% wa, 0.0% hi, 0.3% si
Mem: 2074908k total, 1978684k used, 96224k free, 142460k buffers
Swap: 2096472k total, 176k used, 2096296k free, 1159100k cached
PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
21894 root 16 0 59844 54m 3444 R 6.5 2.7 0:00.20 MailScanner
16415 root 15 0 60348 54m 3428 S 0.7 2.7 2:34.72 MailScanner
15394 root 16 0 57872 52m 3428 S 0.3 2.6 2:27.27 MailScanner
Its almost utilizing the complete MEM and there are some MailScanners
process which are even 2:34 min LONG .
[root at machine]# less /proc/cpuinfo
processor : 0
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 15
model : 4
model name : Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz
stepping : 1
cpu MHz : 2994.204
cache size : 1024 KB
How much RAM should i use for ramdisk (tmpfs) - can i work without it ?
i m currently having 7 child processes of MailScanner .in its conf file
> Have you read the documentation on tuning?
> use of memory isn't a problem (*nix will use spare memory as filesystem
> cache so when all the memory's used its not a bad sign). What is a bad
> is high levels of swapping.
> 80k messages isn't high.
>> >> Don't know, but remember that childs can sit there *very*
>> >> long. (hours)
>> > Arthur Sherman
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