Hello,

On 16.08.07 14:28, brian ally wrote:
> I'm seeing spamd processes dying consistently:


> Aug 13 09:06:07 subtropolix spamd[23480]: bayes: cannot open bayes
> databases /var/spool/spamassassin/bayes_* R/O: tie failed: Permission denied
> Aug 13 09:06:07 subtropolix spamd[23480]: bayes: locker: safe_lock:
> cannot create tmp lockfile
> /var/spool/spamassassin/bayes.lock.subtropolix.org.23480 for
> /var/spool/spamassassin/bayes.lock: Permission denied
> Aug 13 09:06:07 subtropolix spamd[23480]: spamd: clean message
> (-0.2/5.0) for filter:5002 in 27.5 seconds, 3069 bytes.
> Aug 13 09:06:07 subtropolix spamd[23480]: spamd: result: . 0 - AWL
> scantime=27.5,size=3069,user=filter,uid=5002,requi red_score=5.0,rhost=subtropolix.org,\
> raddr=127.0.0.1,rport=35144,mid=,\
> autolearn=failed
> Aug 13 09:07:40 subtropolix spamc[26720]: connect(AF_INET) to spamd at
> 127.0.0.1 failed, retrying (#1 of 3): Connection refused
>
> # service spamassassin status
> spamd dead but pid file exists


none of those messages tells why spamassassin died. What do kernel logs say?
Anything about dying processes?

> Note there's no journal. I haven't figured out why (nor if it's
> important). Does anything jump out at anyone as to why spamd might be
> dying like this? I have googled for this but have yet to come across a
> definitive answer.


It might be hardware (memory) problem. I'd start searching this way
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