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Re: urgent - system slow after spamassassin

On Mon, Dec 16, 2002 at 08:47:00AM -0800, Bob Nielsen wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 16, 2002 at 12:30:07PM +0530, Sandip P Deshmukh wrote:
> > hello all
> > 
> > after installing spamassassin, my system has become terribly slow! i
> > thought that it must be becasue spamd is trying to scan all messages. so
> > i modified ~/.spamassassin/user-prefs. here is how it looks:
> > what is more, off and on, a message props up saying
> > 
> > kmod - runaway modprobe loop assumed and stopped
> > 
> > how do i restore sanity with spamassassin on? for writing this e-mail, i
> > have turned it off
> > 
> I experienced this also.   The whitelist won't help, since the message
> still gets processed by spamassassin.
> If you use spamc, which is the daemonized version of spamassassin, it
> will run somewhat faster, since it is written in C rather than perl. 

i did dselect and searched spamc - it was not there. is there a debian
package for spamc?

> It only helps a little, however, since it still needs to invoke
> multiple exim processes.  I ended up also running fetchmail as a daemon
> as well, getting messages from my ISP every ten minutes or so to avoid
> being overrun by a large number of concurrent messages.

i also experienced the same problem! what is the solution for avoiding
concurrent messages?

sandip p deshmukh
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