[Mailman-Developers] Strange problem after a year of service

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Wed, 16 Jan 2002 08:01:35 -0500

>>>>> "DW" == Dan Wilder <wilder@eskimo.com> writes:

    DW> If you can get to the mail logs on the server (someplace in
    DW> /var/log/ maybe, often called "mail." something, and do a
    DW> "tail -f logfilename" while you send some mail to the list,
    DW> you can sometimes gain some insights.

Yep, also check the Mailman logs in $prefix/logs and check the Mailman
queue $prefix/qfiles.  What version of Mailman?  What version of
Python?  Did any of these change?  Did they upgrade any system
software?  Did they muck with cron?  Maybe your crontab entries got

>>>>> "PTS" == Pro-phile Technology Solutions <mailman@pro-phile.com> writes:

    PTS> I recently upgraded my server space (about 2:30 today) and
    PTS> the list stopped working at about 2:30 today. Hmmmm. They
    PTS> (the techs) said that the only thing they did was allocate
    PTS> more space on the servers I was on for me to use and they
    PTS> touched nothing else.

As a former (and sometimes current reluctant) sysadmin, I just don't
believe this. :)  It's too suspicious.