Agnello George wrote:
> HI
> I had installed my Spamassassin on a linux box ( cent os ) to scan
> mails from a windows "Smatermail" server and so far it was working
> good, but suddenly it started giving the following error :
>
> Fri Feb 29 00:12:49 2008 [27218] info: spamd: handled cleanup of child
> pid 19811 due to SIGCHLD
> Fri Feb 29 00:19:18 2008 [27218] warn: prefork: retrying syswrite():
> Resource temporarily unavailable at
> /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.5/Mail/SpamAssassin/SpamdForkScaling.pm
> line 729.
> Fri Feb 29 00:19:18 2008 [27218] warn: prefork: syswrite(16) to 15822
> failed on try 2 at
> /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.5/Mail/SpamAssassin/SpamdForkScaling.pm
> line 697.
> Fri Feb 29 00:19:19 2008 [27218] warn: prefork: retrying syswrite():
> Resource temporarily unavailable at
> /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.5/Mail/SpamAssassin/SpamdForkScaling.pm
> line 729.
> Fri Feb 29 00:19:19 2008 [27218] warn: prefork: syswrite(16) to 15822
> failed on try 3 at
> /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.5/Mail/SpamAssassin/SpamdForkScaling.pm
> line 697.
>
> i then killed the spamd daemon and restarted spamd with the following
> command
>
> /usr/bin/spamd -d -u spamassassin -c -i -A 216.185. -H
> --max-children=7 --max-conn-per-child=128 -s /var/log/spamd.log
> --virtual-config-dir=/vhome/%u/spamassassin -r
> /var/run/spamassassin/spamd.pid -r /var/run/spamassassin/spamd.pid
>
> ( following are my logs )
>
> Fri Feb 29 00:28:21 2008 [20110] info: prefork: child states: II
> Fri Feb 29 00:28:53 2008 [20110] info: spamd: server killed by
> SIGTERM, shutting down
> Fri Feb 29 00:28:54 2008 [20180] info: logger: removing stderr method
> Fri Feb 29 00:28:57 2008 [20182] info: spamd: server started on port
> 783/tcp (running version 3.2.4)
> Fri Feb 29 00:28:57 2008 [20182] info: spamd: server pid: 20182
> Fri Feb 29 00:28:57 2008 [20182] info: spamd: server successfully
> spawned child process, pid 20187
> Fri Feb 29 00:28:57 2008 [20182] info: spamd: server successfully
> spawned child process, pid 20188
> Fri Feb 29 00:28:57 2008 [20182] info: prefork: child states: IS
> Fri Feb 29 00:28:57 2008 [20182] info: prefork: child states: II
>
> But now the mails are not being scanned , any idea why is this
> happening ?

Are all your connections to spamd coming from hosts in 216.185.*.*, and
NONE from the local machine (127.0.0.1)? You might want to change to -A
216.185.,127.0.0.1