* Carlos E. R. <robin.listas(a)telefonica.net> [01-15-07 17:59]:
The Monday 2007-01-15 at 17:39 -0500, Patrick Shanahan
This is odd.
I don't understand the missing "mailbox_size_limit" in
main.cf. It appeared in 9.0 and is in my 10.1 main.cf and was there
originally. I did not add it. The commenter must not have been using
I never said he did :-)
No, I did not mean to infer that you did.
That was from the procmail list. I was googling for
the error message
"procmail: Error while writing to", and found many occurrences of it (some
by you, by the way). Then it occurred to me to look directly on the
procmail site, searched on their list, and bingo, found that curious
I changed my setting from 51200000 to 100000000, and a folder that was
having that problem started working again - so that was the answer.
I have a max msg size but maxmbox is set to "0". I have plenty of disk
space and "0" appears to be the SUSE/openSUSE install default.
I would never occurred to me that postfix would be the
cause. The real
problem is that procmail, even in verbose mode, does not report the cause
of not being able to write to the mbox - and many people have been baffled
by it over the years, probably.
going further, the system was Solaris.
I didn't check that. Procmail must be widely used indeed :-)
Well, you and I use it :^)
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