[Mailman-Users] recovering from a "no space left on device" error

Wallace Winfrey wally at booyaka.com
Wed Dec 10 09:15:14 CET 2008

Wallace Winfrey wrote:

> A couple hours ago, a list member alerted me that the lists didn't seem
> to be sending out any mail. I checked the folder of what is normally a
> 75-100 message a day list and saw that no messages had been sent since
> the disk space issue. I restarted mailman, but it seems that the posts
> sent since the disk space issue was cleared up are going out very
> slowly. This is to be expected somewhat, but I was wondering if there
> was anything I could do to accelerate the process.

I hate to answer part of my own question, but I found that increasing
the number of OutgoingRunners to 4 cleared the qfiles/out directory in
about 15 minutes.



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