cannot send or receive mail

Dave Filchak dave.filchak at
Wed May 20 05:03:43 IST 2009

Scott Silva responded:

> >
> > Upon restart of MailScanner, it seems to start but MailWatch seems to be
> > dead. However, I can still not send or receive emails.
> >
> > Anyone see anything that might give me a hint?
> >
> > Dave
> >
> If you stop mysql, does the socket file go away?
> If not you have a dead socket file. Delete it and restart mysql and 
> see if it
> comes back.
> Otherwise it sounds like one of the databases might be corrupt.
Scott, when I stop mysql the socket file goes away and comes back when I 
start it again. So, you mentioned a corrupt database. How would I test 
for this?


Dave Filchak
Instructor, School of Communications Arts
Seneca College @ York
Office: Room 1068

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