Re: Corrupt mail-spool files
On Wed, Oct 18, 2000 at 04:08:19PM +0200, Jarle Aase wrote:
| I'm having some problems with the mail spool files on some servers I maintain. The pop3 server lists a wrong number of messages, and sometimes MS Outlook "freeze" when downloading mail (probarby because it don't get the terminating . when it expects it).
| I'm using the latest Debian Potato and sendmail/qpopper. I've also installed qpopper 3.1 on one machine to see if it was able to fix the problems. I've not seen any new problems on this machine yet - but it don't seem to recover corrupted spoolfiles.
| Is there any utilities that can scan and fix the spoolfiles in /var/spool/mail ?
| Jarle Aase email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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| <<< no need to argue - just kill'em all! >>>
I have had almost the same problem. I solved it by checking the mailspools
so that their atime was not in the future. The ones with the problem
had a future timestamp...
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