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  • Wietse Venema
    ... If your system hangs without logging a problem to /var/log/messages, you need to figure out why it does this. Meanwhile, you can reduce the Postfix load by
    Message 1 of 5 , Sep 30, 2008
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      Jordi Moles Blanco:
      > En/na Wietse Venema ha escrit:
      > > Jordi Moles Blanco:
      > >
      > >> Hi everyone,
      > >>
      > >> i was wondering if someone has experienced this problem i've been having
      > >> for 2 weeks now.
      > >>
      > >> I'm running Freebsd 7.0 and postfix-2.5.1.
      > >>
      > >> The thing is that i've set up a filter written in C using postfix's
      > >> "pipe" feature. The filter works great most of the times.... but every
      > >> 2-3 days.... mainly depending on the amount of load... FreeBSD hangs
      > >> completely(or almost completely) and leaves this message behind:
      > >>
      > >
      > > What problems does the kernel report in /var/log/messages?
      > >
      > > Wietse
      > >
      >
      > Hi,
      >
      > well... the main problem is that before that, nothing is written in
      > /var/log/messages or any file in that path, not even the message i'm
      > talking about. Instead, i always see it through the KVM device attached
      > to the server, but it's not logged anywhere.

      If your system hangs without logging a problem to /var/log/messages,
      you need to figure out why it does this. Meanwhile, you can reduce
      the Postfix load by setting "default_process_limit=20" in main.cf
      and restarting Postfix.

      Wietse
    • Jordi Moles Blanco
      ... hi again, thanks for the info, i ll keep that in mind while i m trying to debug where the problem is. Thanks.
      Message 2 of 5 , Sep 30, 2008
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        En/na Wietse Venema ha escrit:
        > Jordi Moles Blanco:
        >
        >> En/na Wietse Venema ha escrit:
        >>
        >>> Jordi Moles Blanco:
        >>>
        >>>
        >>>> Hi everyone,
        >>>>
        >>>> i was wondering if someone has experienced this problem i've been having
        >>>> for 2 weeks now.
        >>>>
        >>>> I'm running Freebsd 7.0 and postfix-2.5.1.
        >>>>
        >>>> The thing is that i've set up a filter written in C using postfix's
        >>>> "pipe" feature. The filter works great most of the times.... but every
        >>>> 2-3 days.... mainly depending on the amount of load... FreeBSD hangs
        >>>> completely(or almost completely) and leaves this message behind:
        >>>>
        >>>>
        >>> What problems does the kernel report in /var/log/messages?
        >>>
        >>> Wietse
        >>>
        >>>
        >> Hi,
        >>
        >> well... the main problem is that before that, nothing is written in
        >> /var/log/messages or any file in that path, not even the message i'm
        >> talking about. Instead, i always see it through the KVM device attached
        >> to the server, but it's not logged anywhere.
        >>
        >
        > If your system hangs without logging a problem to /var/log/messages,
        > you need to figure out why it does this. Meanwhile, you can reduce
        > the Postfix load by setting "default_process_limit=20" in main.cf
        > and restarting Postfix.
        >
        > Wietse
        >
        hi again,

        thanks for the info, i'll keep that in mind while i'm trying to debug
        where the problem is.

        Thanks.
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