[Mailman-Users] Outgoing qrunner looping

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Fri Jan 28 02:46:18 CET 2005

At 1:26 AM +0000 2005-01-28, Richard Lamont wrote:

>  Mailman (mailman-2.1.2-9.4.92mdk) has been running quite happily for
>  several months. Suddenly, and inexplicably, the Outgoing qrunner has
>  started hogging all of one of the CPU's cycles. Restarting with
>  mailmanctl makes no difference - it terminates the qrunner processes
>  OK, but when restarted the outgoing one just hogs the CPU again.

	Did you take a look at 

>  Upgrading to a more recent version is easier said than done, as there's
>  no more recent Mandrake 9.2 package available and I really don't want
>  to build and configure mailman from source. It nearly killed me the
>  first time and I can't face going through all that again.
>  Why did it break? What should I do?

	First thing I'd recommend is going to the FAQ Wizard and 
searching for things like "qrunner" and "performance", searching the 
archives, etc....

Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>

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