[Fixed] SpamAssassin - prefork oops! no idle kids in need_to_del_server?

Discussion in 'Mail Server Support' started by popowich, Oct 4, 2013.

  1. popowich

    popowich EQ Forum Admin Staff Member

    Aug 12, 2008
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    Are you logging an error like the following in your spamd.log?

    prefork: oops! no idle kids in need_to_del_server?
    at /usr/share/perl5/Mail/SpamAssassin/SpamdForkScaling.pm line 856.

    Check the size of your spamd.log log file.

    A log file that hits the size 2715520757 caused the problem for me.

    The fix was to run:

    > sudo cp /dev/null spamd.log

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