[Mailman-Users] trouble running mailman in a virtual environment
msapiro at value.net
Wed May 3 16:20:21 CEST 2006
>Version 2.1.7, the latest available.
The current release is 2.1.8 <http://sourceforge.net/projects/mailman>.
For 2.1.7 also see
>Then a problem arose, mailman got stuck. My consultant went to see the
>log and noticed several *interrupted system calls*.
>As a workaround we put a script to restart mailman every 5 minuts.
Not necessarily a good idea. See
>All went smooth for a few days until last friday, when mailman got stuck
>again and restarting it did not solve the problem.
>My consultants watched the logs more carefully and they reported several
>"interrupted system calls".
>After a couple of days, mailman started to run again (we guess it was
>due to the cron script) and released all the previous mail.
>Incoming mail is always received regularly, no user receive errors and
>it is always immediately put into the on line archive of the lists, it
>just do not get delivered untile mailman starts delivering again...
This would appear to be a problem with OutgoingRunner or SMTP delivery
to the outgoing MTA.
>Do you know of any problem relating to running mailman in virtual
>environment? Any other hint? Unfortunately, log files are too concise to
>get a good idea of what the problem is related to...
What log files are you looking at? What is in Mailman's 'error' and
When Mailman 'stops', has OutgoingRunner died? What's in Mailman's
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