[Mimedefang] odd behavior under load from boucnes

Matthew.van.Eerde at hbinc.com Matthew.van.Eerde at hbinc.com
Mon Dec 5 13:35:34 EST 2005


nathan r. hruby wrote:
> Load for the system during this time gets high, around 6ish.
...
>    - MX_MAXIMUM=50
...
> - spamassassin-3.0.4
...
> - 4GB RAM

How big are your MIMEDefang threads?  If your load is 6ish you're probably delving into swap space, which is death for a mail server.

Consider using my spamc hack to lower MIMEDefang thread memory utilization.
http://www.mimedefang.org/kwiki/index.cgi?SpamassassinSpamcSpamd

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