[TriLUG] mailman tuning

Magnus magnus at trilug.org
Fri Oct 19 15:06:26 EDT 2007

Christopher L Merrill wrote:
> We have a few opt-in mailing lists that we are currently using mailman
> for.  However, mailman goes to 100% CPU for a LONG time when we send
> to our largest list (IIRC, it has ~15000 subscribers).  By LONG time,
> I mean hours to days.

Mailman is a suite of programs that each do many different things.

Have you been able to isolate which process is consuming your

I manage a couple of pretty stout Mailman servers so might be able to
offer some suggestions once you've isolated the bottleneck.

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