[Mailman-Users] qrunner with over 90% CPU

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Mon Aug 11 05:05:40 CEST 2003

On Sun, 2003-08-10 at 22:09, Paul H Byerly wrote:
> Jon Carnes wrote:
> >Paul, I have never seen this on a sendmail install. Maybe your problem is 
> >a different one.
>       Perhaps I miss read the issue.  Give that my runaway is Python I 
> suspect this is the case.  Sorry.
>       I posted about my problem a while back, see 
> <http://www.mail-archive.com/mailman-users@python.org/msg18201.html>.   It 
> seems MM is a little over eager about retrying messages when sendmail (or 
> any MTA) reports a temporary failure. Richard said a change had been made 
> in the CVS, and wondered if a patch was available.
> >what version of python are your running, and what is the OS?
> Mailman 2.1.2
> Redhat 7.1
> Python 2.2.2
> <>< Paul 

Are you running NFS or NIS on the server?  How big are your volumes? Are
the errors always on trying to open "/etc/mail/access.db" or do they
occur for other files as well?

Finally, what modifications (if any) have you made to Sendmail?

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