Re: load average question
I am running Debian 3.0 on one mail server with 3,000+ mailboxes using
Postfix/Procmail/IMP/MySQL/qpopper/Apache. And I have very low cpu/mem
usages. And it is a single proc PIII-500 with 256MB of ram. And it works
I agree with the other posts that qpopper is a dog, but I don't such a
performance degrade that it is worth changing this far in the game.
On Fri, 22 Nov 2002 17:51:19 -0500
"Scott St. John" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi Gang:
> A few weeks ago we talked about me moving a server from BSDi to Debian. As
> would have it that BSDi server gave out last Monday and I had to move fast
> to replace
> it. Knowing I can do a RH install in about 30 minutes I went the route of
> territory and installed 7.2 with Sendmail/QPopper/Apache/OpenWebMail. I am
> for that now with a huge performance problem. I am seeing Load Averages
> above 6 during the day. Hardware is a Dual P3-600 with a gig of ram on a IBM
> Netfinity Raid 5 controller.
> The owner of the company wants to go back to BSD, but I want to pursue Debian.
> So the question is: is anyone running a similar set up with either Sendmail or
> Posrtfix servicing 2,000+ email accounts with any performance issues?
> Thank you for your time.
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