On Tue, 16 Jul 1996, Simon Collis wrote:
> Every time I send a request to majordomo, it spirals out of control, eats
> all the processor time, and fills the memory. Then it starts on the swap
> partition, and -- if I'm not quick enough with killall -- down goes Linux.
> (Linux 1.99.9, GCC 2.7.2, libc 5.2.18, Perl 5.001m, incidentally.)
You should go to perl 5.003 as soon as you can.
Sounds like a permissions problem.
> Here's some of the the permissions for majordomo's directory:
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root majordom 6432 Jun 24 14:43 wrapper*
wrapper should be suid. chmod 4755 wrapper.
What are the ownership and permissions on the majordomo directory? Make
sure the majordomo user owns and can write to the directory. Does the
'Log' file exist? If not, touch it and make it owned by
Hope I didn't miss anything.