Ross Boylan wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-05-01 at 13:54 -0400, Jean-Paul Natola wrote:
>
>> OPTIONS="--create-prefs --max-children 5 --helper-home-dir \
>> --username=mail --socketpath=/var/run/spamd/socket"
>>
>>
>>> I'm running on a Pentium 4 with hyperthreading, which appears as 2 CPU's
>>> to the OSs. There's really only 1 CPU. I wonder if that could have
>>> something to do with the trouble.
>>>

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>> How much ram do you have, are you exceeding your physical mem?
>>
>>
>>
>>

> 2G physical + 2G swap. I don't think I'm exceeding it.
>
> Ross
>
>

Look for OOM messages in /var/log/messages. If you run out of swap you
will see errors as it kills off processes.