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Subject: Re: Various "Notice" Messages In Syslog
From: Mike Flynn (mikeflynyahoo.com)
Date: Tue Sep 12 2000 - 20:17:38 CDT


Wietse,

Thanks for your answer.

The entry in my master.cf file looks exactly like
the one you recommended except that it has an 'n'
under the chroot column not a dash.

I am running this under AIX 4.3.3. I compiled it
under AIX 4.3.1.

I'm not sure what my next step should be!

Mike

--- Wietse Venema <wietseporcupine.org> wrote:
> Mike Flynn:
> > Sep 11 13:17:18 isource postfix/pickup[55510]:
> fatal:
> > watchdog timeout
>
> Be sure that the /etc/postfix/master.cf entry looks
> like this:
>
> #
>
==========================================================================
> # service type private unpriv chroot wakeup
> maxproc command + args
> # (yes) (yes) (yes) (never) (50)
> #
>
==========================================================================
> ...
> pickup fifo n n - 60 1 pickup
>
> I strongly recommend not changing the wakeup and
> maxproc settings
> except to adjust the number of SMTPD, SMTP, pipe or
> local processes.
>
> If the problem is not with the master.cf entry, then
> you have a
> serious bug in the compiler, in the kernel or in the
> C library.
> The pickup daemon is never supposed to be idle for
> long times.
>
> Wietse
>

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