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Re: Sendmail sleeping during boot.

Les Mikesell skrev:
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.

I thought I did that:

/etc/hosts:	localhost.localdomain	localhost   EPO-xp   epowork   epohost

Erik P. Olsen, Civilingeniør, MSc
Solsortvej 30, DK-2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark
Phone: +45 38346480, Fax: +45 38346470, Mobil: +45 40765300

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