is normally started by
It periodically --- every
seconds --- examines the load average, and the number of free blocks
and inodes on the spool partition, as described by its
If the load gets too high, or the disk gets too full, it throttles the server.
When the condition restores, it unblocks the server.
In addition, on each pass through the loop it will check the
to see if it has been modified, and send mail to the news administrator
Upon receipt of an interrupt signal (SIGINT),
will report its status in the file
To specify a log file to watch, other than the default of
use the ``-l'' flag.
To change the period between check from the default, use the ``-t''