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SubjectRe: [OT] sendmail kernel tuning params
J Sloan wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> We're setting up some new sendmail boxes
> which we intend to keep pretty busy, on the
> order of millions of messages/mo anyway.
>
> The systems are dual processor Dell 2450
> w/ perc raid running Red Hat 7.3 -
>
> Following the best practices from the sendmail
> BOF at Linux World, we've installed sendmail
> 8.12.5, and have created 16 queues on reiserfs
> partitions which are mounted -notail, -noatime.
>
> Do any sendmail/kernel gurus have words of
> wisdom on recommended kernel sysctl params
> for such a beast? I mean they look good, but
> I'd like to make sure I'm getting the best possible
> sendmail performance and not missing anything.
>
> The sendmail guy at the BOF lost his laptop or
> something and didn't have the recommended
> params handy - I haven't been able to raise
> him since then either.
>
> Any pointers, or whacks with clue-by-fours are
> gladly accepted.
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Joe
>
>
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You'll want the data logging patches from Chris (mason@suse.de).

Hans


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