[Mailman-Users] Instability of Mailman or ?
louiza at home.com
Wed Jun 13 22:55:10 CEST 2001
At 7:44 AM -0700 6/13/01, JC Dill wrote:
>This is sloppy and unprofessional "support". You have email that is
>being sent to them that they are not processing and delivering!
>That's a BIG PROBLEM and they are treating it like a minor issue.
>I'd get in their face to fix it, AND I'd start looking for a new
I have been attempting to kick some butt all day today. I passed on
the suggestions offered here by others and I have conducted a few
tests of my own.
People who have not been receiving mail from the list since Monday
evening, including myself, are still not receiving mail even though I
have been told "everything should be working fine now".
I just received another reply from tech support. I demanded that I be
told what steps have been taken to fix the problem and asked if they
had done the following:
webhost should check for stale locks that might be gumming up that
particular list (if other lists are getting messages). Have them look
and see if qfiles/ is filling up or not."
as Barry suggested, and the fellow said he checked the lock and fixed
it. But he didn't give me any other information concerning what other
stuff he'd already done.
This morning, I used another e-mail account from a third-party ISP
and subscribed to the list. I am receiving the list mail through this
Plus, I have sent myself (to my primary ISP e-mail addy) two test
messages from a pop account at my website and have not received them.
I have already determined that the problem does not lie with my local
ISP, as I am receiving other test messages and other mail just fine.
>That said, can the list make any recommendations for a GOOD web host
>provider who offers mailman lists to their users?
aarrggh! I only signed up with this host in March and am paid-in
full, so I would lose quite a bit of money if I left now. Plus, this
host was referred to me by a trusted friend who has had multiple
accounts with them for quite some time. However, she has never run a
mailing list through them! :(
Thanks for your help. Sorry about being so grumpy.
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