[nycbug-talk] Box randomly locks up, dmesg full of swapzone warnings?

Matt Juszczak matt at atopia.net
Thu Apr 2 23:38:23 EDT 2009

> hey matt - i remember something similar to this happening to me at one point 
> when i got spam'd with some rather large attachments.  spamassasin ended up 
> eating up a ton of RAM and caused the system to start paging out to disk.
> not sure if this is your case, but maybe it'll help trouble shoot your 
> problem....

I bet you that's it.  SpamAssassin uses a ton of resources on my BSD 
boxes.  I always see it at 99% CPU, etc.  Thanks for the heads up!

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