Thanks, but it's not over NFS. The problem was occurring on the last
server, different hardware and earlier versions of the same software. I was
surprised that it showed up again after the upgrade. I've had everything
from garbage at the top of mail files, to missing colons in the From lines,
to bad temp pop files... I think the dragon may be multi-headed, so I'm
looking for products that will be less quick to crash.

At 06:02 PM 10/30/2006, Jeff Mohler wrote:
>Is your spool over NFS?
>You'll get those exact errors if you are on an NFS mount with spools
>without some form of locking to prevent new message insertion into
>existing messages.
>On 10/30/06, wrote:
>>I get a LOT of corrupt mailboxes. Just 187 mailboxes and daily problems.
>>It's always the same error in the log files: "-ERR Unable to process From
>>lines (envelopes), change recognition modes."
>>I've done some research and don't know any more about where the problem
>>lives than I did before. I know that some From: lines are missing the
>>colon, but I don't know why. Can anyone recommend a more forgiving popper
>>or MTA? I'm running QPOP 2.53 and Sendmail 8.13.6.
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