Strange startup behavior on 5.3-release
joshua.lokken at gmail.com
Tue Dec 14 10:18:39 PST 2004
On Tue, 14 Dec 2004 11:04:24 +0100 (CET), Gelsema, Patrick
<gelsema at superhero.nl> wrote:
> > On Mon, 13 December, 2004 23:56, Mike Meyer said:
> >> I'm running 5.3-release, and seeing *very* strange behavior on
> >> startup.
> >> If I reboot the system, I get the following errors in
> >> /var/log/console.log:
> >> Dec 13 17:38:59 guru kernel: Starting sshd.
> >> Dec 13 17:39:00 guru kernel: sendmail: illegal option -- L
> >> Dec 13 17:39:00 guru kernel: sendmail: usage: sendmail [ -t ] [
> >> -fsender ] [ -Fname ] [ -bp ] [
> >> -bs ] [ arg ... ]
> >> I'm getting those errors because sendmail is set to
> >> /var/qmail/bin/sendmail in /etc/mail/mailer.conf. Since I'm running
> >> qmail, sendmail should be run *at all* at startup.
> >> The really strange thing is that if I shutdown and then restart the
> >> system, without a reboot, I don't see these error messages.
> >> I've traced this down to the sendmail_msp_queue_enable variable in
> >> /etc/rc.conf. If set to yes, that invokes sendmail with the -L option.
> >> There don't appear to be any currently filed bugs related to this
> >> issue, and google didn't turn up anything relevant.
> >> I'm running the GENERIC kernel. I've attached my /etc/rc.conf in case
> >> something there is pertinent.
> > After you installed qmail (from ports?) were there any instructions on
> > how you should modify /etc/rc.conf?
> > I use Postfix, and after I installed that from the ports tree, it told
> > me to add the following entries to rc.conf
> > dj : ~> cat /etc/rc.conf | grep -i sendmail
> > sendmail_enable="YES"
> > sendmail_flags="-bd"
> > sendmail_pidfile="/var/spool/postfix/pid/master.pid"
> > sendmail_outbound_enable="NO"
> > sendmail_submit_enable="NO"
> > sendmail_msp_queue_enable="NO"
> > Maybe that's some help?
> > Cheers,
> > David
> Sometime ago I installed qmail and what I remember is that in /etc/rc.conf
> the following line needs to be added;
> SENDMAIL="NONE" #check sendmail documentation for proper line
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