lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2000]   [Nov]   [10]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [Fwd: sendmail fails to deliver mail with attachments in /var/spool/mqueue]


Claus Assmann wrote:
>
> On Sat, Nov 11, 2000, Igmar Palsenberg wrote:
> >
> > > > It ran out of memory. The file got sent fine after I got rid of
> > > > all the memory-consumers. Looks like a sendmail bug where they
> > > > expect to load a whole file into memory all at once before sending
> > > > it. I always thought you could read from a file, then write to
>
> As I wrote before: this is just wrong. sendmail doesn't
> load the file into memory.
>
> > > > a socket. Maybe I'm old fashioned.
> >
> > Sending a 50 MB file is OK here. So it's not a TCP/IP bug.
>
> Ok, hopefully this reaches everyone who has been "involved"
> by Jeff into this "problem".
>
> It turned out that this was just a misconfiguration on his box
> (the load average exceeded the limit of his sendmail).
>
> Can we please close this case now? Thanks.

There was also an issue relative to how sendmail is interpreting load
average on a linux box. hpa@transmeta.com pointed out that perhaps you
are not factoring sleeping processes, which Linux does -- a deviation
from BSD's interpretation of load average. With a handle like
"Assmann", deviation is proably something you already understand quite
well ...

8)

Jeff
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:45    [W:0.036 / U:3.628 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site