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Old 05-10-2004, 02:45 PM   #1
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Exim error

Hi, I've been using exim for several months on my Debian machine with no problems in a combination with courier-imap. However, the other day I suddenly stopped being able to receive email on my account. I checked the Maildir, and the mail doesn't even get delivered there, so I know that it's a server problem. Today, I got an error from exim when I tried sending an email through the server, it said, "Error writing spool file." I have no idea what this means, but evidently this is the problem. Does anybody know what it means or how to fix it? Thank you.
Old 05-10-2004, 04:46 PM   #2
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First of all, check your logs. I think the default location for them is /var/log/exim. You may have a full /var partition or something to that effect.



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