[rt-users] Can't fork at Mailer.pm

Thomas Sibley trs at bestpractical.com
Fri Oct 5 13:05:33 EDT 2012

On 10/05/2012 02:31 AM, Martin Drasar wrote:
> after upgrading to RT 4.0.6 I am having problems with mail sending. This
> line starts to appear in log:
> Scrip Commit 6 died. - Can't fork at /usr/share/perl5/Mail/Mailer.pm
> line 145
> and no mail can be sent until I restart the Apache.
> Do you have any idea why it is happening? And more importantly - how can
> I solve this so it does not happen again?

Can't fork means your operating system is dangerously out of memory.
You should tune Apache and anything else on the box (your database
server?) to coexist peacefully.

What MailCommand are you using in RT?

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