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Load at 100 all /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m processes!!!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by BianchiDude, Oct 30, 2006.

  1. BianchiDude

    BianchiDude Well-Known Member
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    Load is over 100, all the top process say exim -bd -q60m, what could be causing this. There is nothing unusual in the email log and as you can see there are not message id's showing up here.

    27869 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:17.53 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    27949 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:17.11 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    31087 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:03.59 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    27513 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:24.78 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    27527 mailnull 25 0 7844 1556 1112 R 4 0.1 0:23.81 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    27647 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:18.31 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    28033 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:17.02 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    28100 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:15.87 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    28601 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:12.71 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    28652 mailnull 25 0 7844 1556 1112 R 4 0.1 0:13.04 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    28999 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:10.81 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    29038 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:10.20 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    29417 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:09.66 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    30161 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:06.30 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    30254 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:07.73 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    30314 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:06.78 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    30315 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:07.42 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    30360 mailnull 25 0 7844 1556 1112 R 4 0.1 0:07.06 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    30915 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:03.94 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    31352 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:03.10 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    31492 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:02.89 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    31561 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:02.45 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    31994 cpanel 20 0 16752 8724 2516 R 4 0.4 0:00.52 /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/bin/php /usr/local/cpanel/base/horde/
    27383 mailnull 25 0 8772 4004 2772 R 3 0.2 0:36.71 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    27524 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 3 0.0 0:22.97 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    27535 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 3 0.0 0:21.21 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    27566 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 3 0.0 0:20.99 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    28078 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 3 0.0 0:15.98 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    28342 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 3 0.0 0:14.30 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    28383 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 3 0.0 0:14.12 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    28472 mailnull 25 0 7844 1556 1112 R 3 0.1 0:14.09 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    28671 mailnull 25 0 7844 1556 1112 R 3 0.1 0:12.27 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
    29040 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 3 0.0 0:10.99 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
     
  2. manan

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    Hi,

    This signifies that the exim is running as a daemon (-bd) and will run the queue (-q) every 60 Min.
     
  3. BianchiDude

    BianchiDude Well-Known Member
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    Its running constantly though, and with 100+ processes at time....
     
  4. manan

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    Hi,

    Depends on the no. of connections that are established on the server.
     
  5. randomuser

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    tail -f /var/log/exim_mainlog and see what's up
     
  6. Bruce

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    killall -9 exim

    /etc/init.d/exim start
     
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