On Fri, 2006-02-10 at 11:27 -0800, Russell Mann wrote:
> Hello List,
> I'm tracking down a problem with my linux server crashing about once a week,
> and one thing that pops up as a resource hog is vpopmail constantly running
> 5 sleeping processes, for lots and lots of seconds.
> Is this normal? Is this inefficient for sql? Is there a reason it keeps
> these connections open?
> I'm on vpopmail 5.4.13, using mysql 4.1.12 for authentication.
> Any input would be greatly appreciated.
Are you running anything like qmail-scanner or other tools for
spam/virus scanning? They can quickly wipe out whatever resources your
system has available.