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. Shane