[Mailman-Developers] Access to admin page times out - what to do?
J C Lawrence
Wed, 13 Dec 2000 22:56:21 -0800
On Thu, 14 Dec 2000 00:47:22 -0500
John A Martin <email@example.com> wrote:
> Access to a Mailman 2.0 list times out without the browser
> displaying anything. This list has more than 450 held messages
> amounting to 8MB in mailman/data. How should this be repaired
> without disrupting this or other lists? It looks like another
> list on the same host with about 50 held messages amounting to
> about 700KB can be accessed OK while another with 290 messages
> amounting to 3MB cannot.
One of two problems:
1) A stale lock file in ~/locks
2) It really is a timeout (unlikely).
For the #1 remove the locks in ~/locks. If it really is the latter,
move some of the held messages (~/heldmsg-<listname>-*) off to the
side, and they try accessing the admin interface again.
J C Lawrence firstname.lastname@example.org
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