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Re: qmail startup error --xrealloc: cannot reallocate....

  you might want to check the glibc changes, maybe the interface to the
xrealloc (is it standard function or some qmail derivative?) changed.


Trey Nolen wrote:
> I have posted this question to the Qmail lists and newsgroups, but haven't
> gotten any replies at all. The only thing I have found about the xrealloc
> problem was on the Debian list archives, so I thought someone here might
> know what was going on. I'm not sure if it is a Qmail problem or a Debian
> problem.
> I'm running a Woody system with Qmail 1.03.  Everything has been working
> fine, until the other day the server quit accepting connections on port 25.
> I
> checked and qmail-send, qmail-lspawn, qmail-rspawn, and qmail-clean are all
> running fine, but the tcpserver for qmail is not running.  I stopped it
> using the init scripts, and tried restarting. On restart, I get this error:
> Starting mail-transfer agent: qmail./qmail: xrealloc: cannot reallocate 512
> bytes (0 bytes allocated)
> I know my tcpserver is OK because I'm using it to run qmail-pop3d, which is
> working fine.   My command to start the tcpserver for qmail is:
> /usr/bin/tcpserver -- -x /etc/tcp.smtp.cdb \
>             -g65534 -u64011 0 smtp \
>             /usr/sbin/qmail-smtpd 2>&1 | logger -t qmail -p mail.notice &
> I checked to make sure that the user and group numbers were correct, and
> they are.  I know the tcp.smtp.cdb database is OK, since it works with
> qmail-pop3d.  Does anyone have any ideas as to what could be causing that
> error?
> Trey Nolen
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