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Re: Sendmail sleeping during boot.



On Fri, 2006-09-22 at 15:33 +0200, Erik P. Olsen wrote:
> I have noticed that boot has begun to take a long time and it is especially the 
> start of sendmail. I find the following in the maillog file:
> 
> > Sep 21 16:29:47 epohost sendmail[3124]: My unqualified host name (epohost) unknown; sleeping for retry
> > Sep 21 16:30:47 epohost sendmail[3124]: unable to qualify my own domain name (epohost) -- using short name

It wants to be able to resolve its own name and reverse-resolve the IP
addresses of the interfaces it listens on.  If you don't have working
DNS for these, put them in your hosts file.

-- 
  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell gmail com



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