[Mailman-Users] odd errors with mailman
Barry A. Warsaw
barry at wooz.org
Fri Nov 3 19:26:57 CET 2000
>>>>> "RH" == Rob Hunter <robh at uunet.co.za> writes:
RH> I seem to have a few oddities with mailman atm. Basically, no
RH> mail being posted is actually getting delivered by
RH> qrunner. I've done a bit of debugging and found a few
RH> 1) the date of the lock files is out:
| [root@] ~# date
| Thu Nov 2 20:00:56 SAST 2000
RH> -rw-rw-r-- 2 root mailman 62 Nov 3 05:54 qrunner.lock
RH> -rw-rw-r-- 2 root mailman 62 Nov 3 05:54
RH> as you can see the lock file had the wrong date.
That's to be expected. LockFile modtimes are purposely set to some
point in the future as part of the lock-breaking algorithm.
RH> 2) Looks like every single mail that's trying to be delivered
RH> is getting "ignored":
That's basically telling you that smtplib is getting some lower level
exception when trying to talk to your MTA. It's either getting a
socket.error or a generic smtplib.SMTPException. logs/smtp should
have more information in it.
RH> My deliveries would never run without me enabling/manually
RH> running this cron. Qrunner currently won't complete. My MTA is
RH> postfix, and postfix seems to be working perfectly. The box
RH> does vdomains and valiasing and those all work fine, aswell as
RH> some lists running with majordomo (been waiting to migrate
RH> them to mailman).
It looks like there's some problem disconnecting from Postfix though.
You're getting the error on the connection's quit. I haven't seen
that before though. Check logs/smtp and see if there's any clues
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