[TAG] Fwd: Re: LG - what's next?
ben at linuxgazette.net
Mon Jun 13 08:22:14 MSD 2011
On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 08:20:37AM +0700, Mulyadi Santosa wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 03:04, Ben Okopnik <ben at linuxgazette.net> wrote:
> > Amusingly enough, now that I've killed off clamav, the top consumer of
> > memory is 'spamd':
> > 28622 root 15 0 38636 31m 2592 S 0.0 6.2 0:01.44 spamd
> > 28640 root 18 0 38636 29m 660 S 0.0 5.8 0:00.00 spamd
> > 28639 root 18 0 38636 29m 660 S 0.0 5.8 0:00.00 spamd
> > That's about 45MB right there. Pretty sucky.
> AFAIK, everything related to mail processing is likely to be memory
> hogger, Ben .... antivirus, spam checking, message filtering
> (sometimes) etc.
Interesting; I'm wondering why. Lots of regexes, maybe? In any case, I
don't even recall why I'm running 'spamassassin': my own procmail-based
filtering scheme works very well, and is pretty easy on memory, too.
Doesn't show up in 'top' at all, in fact, and you can catch it in 'ps
ax' only rarely.
I'm going to take SA down and see what happens. Should be a nice
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