[otrs] procmail out of memory and lock files
Tue, 5 Nov 2002 10:12:49 +0100
Zitat von Eddie Urenda <EMAIL-PROTECTED>:
> I don't know if anyone has been having problems like this, but we
> occassionally have procmail lockup on us with the following log
> Nov 4 11:58:53 xxxx procmail: Out of memory as I tried to
> allocate 134582620 bytes
How big is the email that was processed. Unless it was more than
134 MB, procmail is doing something strange.
> Nov 4 11:58:53 xxxx sm-mta: gA4JvmiZ005045: to="|exec
> ctladdr=<EMAIL-PROTECTED> (1001/100), delay=00:01:05,
> 4, mailer=prog, pri=156955, dsn=4.0.0, stat=Operating system error
I currently have no explanation of wht is causing this error,
but did you check /var/log/messages? Maybe there is some more
> From what I read in newsgroups, it seems that procmail recipes in our
> version of procmail no longer need lock files?? I'm not sure if this is
> the case or not, but the posting seemed to imply to use procmail
> recipes without creating a lockfile, i.e.:
I do not think that this is the problem. Have a look at the FAQ
section at http://www.procmail.org, espeially here:
"Rule of index finger: Using an unnecessary extra lock seldom hurts. (When
it does hurt, you'll notice. :^)"
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