Ping Postmaster: UKUG mail horked?

Mark Ovens mark at
Fri Mar 10 18:29:04 GMT 2006

On Mon, 27 Feb 2006 19:12:28 Lee Johnston <lee at> wrote:

> Hi Mark,
> It was indeed due to /var being on the full side. Saying that, the 
> partition is only 120MB! I've symlinked /var/mail to the /home 
> partition. Looks like the dormant accounts on the machine are 
> attracting a load of spam. I'm no longer actively managing the
> machine, but let me know if you have any more problems.
> Regards, Lee.


It's still not working. Test e-mails are still being bounced with an 
Error 75. Can you take another look please?

------------ begin included message ------------
The original message was received at Wed, 1 Mar 2006 17:44:55 GMT
from []

    ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
<mark at>(reason: Deferred)

    ----- Transcript of session follows -----
mail.local: lockmailbox /var/mail/mark failed; error code 75
<mark at>... Deferred: local mailer 
(/usr/libexec/mail.local) exited with EX_TEMPFAIL
Message could not be delivered for 5 days
Message will be deleted from queue

Reporting-MTA: dns;
Arrival-Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2006 17:44:55 GMT

Final-Recipient: RFC822; mark at
Action: failed
Status: 4.4.7
Diagnostic-Code: X-Unix; 75
Last-Attempt-Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2006 18:00:56 GMT

------------ end included message ------------

avast! Antivirus: Outbound message clean.
Virus Database (VPS): 0610-1, 08/03/2006
Tested on: 10/03/2006 18:29:05
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