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Re: mail delivery time on nanog-l (was Re: Die thread, DIE!)
- From: Jeffrey Haas
- Date: Mon Aug 26 17:14:48 2002
On Fri, Aug 23, 2002 at 06:11:44PM +0200, Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 9:17 AM -0400 2002/08/23, Jim Popovitch wrote:
> > Interesting... mail.merit.edu seems to be running Postfix.
> Indeed, that was part of my point. They've already made a pretty
> good choice for an MTA to handle mail for the list.
> > Did they dumb it down? :)
> I doubt it. They've just got a big list, and they may not have
> tuned the installation quite as much as they could have.
As of about a year ago, the major problems were:
The subscriber list is *HUGE*.
It is relatively high volume.
Even running postfix, they need more per-queue tuning than the mailing
list administrator can do amongst her 100's of other jobs (Hi Sue!).
For the most part, things work pretty well.
> Brad Knowles, <firstname.lastname@example.org>