[Gllug] Mailing lists

Alain Williams addw at phcomp.co.uk
Tue Jun 19 08:05:19 UTC 2007

On Tue, Jun 19, 2007 at 09:01:46AM +0100, Jason Clifford wrote:
> As you probably noticed the mailing list failed again.
> This time it looks like mailman was killed due to system load.

As a matter of interest: how many people are subscribed to the list,
how many mails/day ? More from the point of view of getting a handle on sizing.

Or is the high system load largely due to other things on the box ?

> To prevent this happening again I will be moving the lists to a new server 
> I installed last week. The new server has lots more resources and I'll be 
> setting up a Xen domU to provided dedicated resources to the mailing list 
> service.
> To effect this I will be shutting down the list for a few hours later this 
> week when I move it over. I will announce that I am doing so on the 
> morning I make the change.

Alain Williams
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