[Mailman-Users] Large Lists manipulations

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Wed Dec 5 06:05:11 CET 2001

Could you give us a description of the hardware your server runs on?

I have a feeling that you need to upgrade.  You really need to run off a 
fast SCSI disk subsystem with lots of open space.

Jon Carnes

On Tuesday 04 December 2001 22:35, Tass Chapman wrote:
> I am running Mailman 2.0.6 on a FreeBSD 4.3 box, and I have a list of
> some 10K addresses or so.
> Is there a quicker way to remove members than the UI or the
> remove_members tool? I can quickly use emacs to load and find the email
> in the config.db, but I am not sure of the syntax and am rather loathe to
> just delete at will.
> Currently an attempt to unsub via the web fails (timesout) and it
> generally times out for Admin as well. remove_members takes about 50 mins
> or so...

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