Gentoo Logo
Gentoo Spaceship




Note: Due to technical difficulties, the Archives are currently not up to date. GMANE provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.
c.f. bug 424647
List Archive: gentoo-dev
Navigation:
Lists: gentoo-dev: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
Headers:
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
From: <drobbins@g.o>
Subject: postfix is a party-pooper
Date: Thu Jan 25 16:00:02 2001
Ummmm....

About 4 hours ago, the mailer on this system (postfix) died.  Postfix has been
having major file locking problems that I don't have time to resolve (possibly
due to it using a different file locking mechanism than Berkeley DB, which it
uses).  The problem got really bad this morning when postfix died and refused
to start up again.

I think I've fixed everything.  We're now using the "exim" mailer (seems to
be working well).  We're upgraded to kernel 2.4.0-ac11 (nice stuff), and the
mailing lists should all be working.  And I'll be able to add a few more new
mailing lists since "newaliases" works now.  Whee. :)

Thanks to Jerry for the exim mailer package.  I would have been (really) dead
without it :)

Best Regards,

-- 
Daniel Robbins					<drobbins@g.o>
President/CEO					http://www.gentoo.org 
Gentoo Technologies, Inc.			


Replies:
Re: postfix is a party-pooper
-- Achim Gottinger
Navigation:
Lists: gentoo-dev: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
Previous by thread:
Re: How to allow su and ssh access
Next by thread:
Re: postfix is a party-pooper
Previous by date:
Re: Re: Tom
Next by date:
Alpha port


Updated Jun 17, 2009

Summary: Archive of the gentoo-dev mailing list.

Donate to support our development efforts.

Copyright 2001-2013 Gentoo Foundation, Inc. Questions, Comments? Contact us.