File Size Limit in /var/spool/mail

Richard England rengland at
Wed Dec 14 06:24:37 UTC 2005

Manish Kathuria wrote:

> Is there any limit on the size of the mail spool files in the spool 
> directory /var/spool/mail ? I have a user whose mail file is above 2 
> GB and procmail cant write any further mails there ? AFAIK, the file 
> size limits are pretty high and in TB now.
> Thanks,
> Manish
Could he have exceeded the number of inodes available?


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