Very weird problem with amavisd-new crashing

Nicolas Thery nthery at
Sat Aug 16 09:00:25 PDT 2008

2008/8/16  <elekktretterr at>:
> the amavisd process silently exits without a meaningful error.. only whats
> in dmesg:
> pid 10899 (perl), uid 1010: exited on signal 6
> How can i find out whats going on and fix it?

perl took a SIGABRT signal, maybe because it called abort().   For
some reason, the kernel did not generate a core dump (no write access
to current dir or core dump exceeding ulimit).  If you manage to get a
core dump, you may get a better idea of what happens.

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