How do I stop runaway vdelivermail commands

runaway vdelivermail --
I am running vpopmail with qmail under linux.  Rebooting the system restarted a runaway process of vdelivermail-- there now are hundreds of vdelivermail PIDs running ... causing system to overload.

I tried to stop qmail, but cant figure out how.  I can kill these one at a time but it is an endless process.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
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sheetbirdCommented:
killall vdelivermail

replace vdelivermail with the exact name of the process executable file as shown with "ps -ef|grep vdelivermail " you don't need the full path only the actual file name.
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