[Mailman-Users] Mailman Sending Out Duplicates!
jonc at nc.rr.com
Tue Dec 10 15:51:09 CET 2002
Wow. Memory is the problem. Yes, add more memory.
On Tue, 2002-12-10 at 08:52, Jonathan Chum wrote:
> I'm not sure what exactly is the problem, however Mailman is sending
> duplicates up to 12x for a client of ours. I reviewed the dmesg.today log
> file and notice it ran out SWAP space. The machine is a PIII 850 with 128 MB
> RAM and 512 of SWAP space.
> There are two lists that are blasted out. . . one list that's 72,500
> subscribers and another list of 37,300 subscribers.
> The problem usually occurs when the 72,500 subscribers are blasted out. We
> did not have this problem when the client started with 50K subscribers and
> the previous administrator tweaked Sendmail and Mailman.
> I would think Mailman working as a robust list server should have mechanisms
> to prevent duplicate emails. Reviewing the ps -auxww when the SWAP space ran
> out, it looked like a few Mailman processes was sucking up all the memory.
> Any ideas to fix tihs issue? Is memory the problem? I was thinking of
> slapping in more memory into the machine.
> Jonathan Chum
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