[Mailman-Users] Excessive cpu usage
Josep L. Guallar-Esteve
guallar at easternrad.com
Wed May 28 15:46:01 CEST 2003
On Wednesday 28 May 2003 09:24 am, Arnar Birgisson wrote:
> I'm running mailman 2.1 on a linux machine. My problem is that the
> mailman qrunner daemon constantly consumes 65-95% of cpu time. Nothing
> shows up in the logs while this goes on. Any ideas of how to locate the
The problem might be the message size. Mailman parses all the messages with
python,who is a little unefficient.
For example, on my mailman machine, messages of size=300 KB required 300 MB of
RAM for processing... and used up (+90%) the CPU (P-III-Xeon-550).
In my case, the solution was to reduce the message size,
Josep L. Guallar-Esteve Eastern Radiologists, Inc.
Systems and Network Administration http://www.easternrad.com
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