[Mailman-Users] Example system specs
alex at phred.org
Mon Jun 5 18:31:29 CEST 2000
From: "Mike Richardson" <doctor at kira.mcc.ac.uk>
> We're currently testing mailman in parallel with majordomo on a
> P90 with 64Mb. Web page updates are a touch slow to say the least and
> mail deliveries take about 30s (1-2s with majordomo).
> (FreeBSD, with Mailman1.1)
I don't think this is normal, and my machine is very similar to your
own. It is running FreeBSD 2.2.2 (will be 4.0 once I get off of my butt
and do the upgrade).
> 2) Can someone let me have example specs of their Mailman machine
> please? (CPU and speed, memory, disk space and type, no of lists and
> an idea of number of lists/period)
2*2g Seagate SCSI disks. The ~mailman disk is an old Hawk. The primary
system (and sendmail queue disc is a Barracuda).
6 lists, largest has 700 members. I seem to get delivery within about
10 seconds on this list. None of my users have complained about slow
I am currently using Windows NT SMTP server (on another machine) as my
outbound MTA, although I used sendmail for a long time with similar
results. My incoming MTA is sendmail. My webserver is apache.
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