[Gross] High CPU load on small system.

Eino Tuominen eino at utu.fi
Fri Jun 27 10:11:15 EEST 2008

Arnis Juraga wrote:
> Hello!
> I have installed Gross on test server, using sendmail, clamav and 
> spamassassin, pop3 and imap. Gross is working fine, but I have permanent 
> CPU load ~60-80 %by grossd.
> This is not an high performance server (Pentium 4, 1.7GHz), mail 
> statistics on that server is about 10 messages PER MINUTE.
> I have 1GB ram, (which is fully used, so). Grosss -d shows no errors, i 
> have limited
> pool_maxthreads =10
> number_buffers = 4
> but nothing changed.
> What can i do to trace or resolve problem?

Hmm, that sounds really weird. What OS are you running on? If you have 
truss or ktrace or something similar you could see if grossd is doing 
any system calls. Do you have dnsbl configured? If you do, does the 
behaviour change if you compile gross with --disable-dnsbl?

   Eino Tuominen

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