bastill at adam.com.au
Wed Apr 9 16:06:39 PDT 2003
Ruben de Groot wrote:
>On Wed, Apr 09, 2003 at 11:46:30PM +0930, Brian Astill typed:
>>bra at BAPhD /etc/mail #make stop ; make restart
>>Stopping:/etc/rc.sendmail: stop-mta: /var/run/sendmail.pid not found
>>/etc/rc.sendmail: stop-mspq: /var/spool/clientmqueue/sm-client.pid not found
>>Restarting:/etc/rc.sendmail: restart-mta: /var/run/sendmail.pid not found
>>/etc/rc.sendmail: restart-mspq: /var/spool/clientmqueue/sm-client.pid
>>What does this tell us - other than that sendmail still isn't loading?
>It tells us that sendmail wasn't running. You can neither stop nor restart
>something that wasn't started in the first place. Try make start.
Actually, I went one better than that - I rebooted! Sendmail still just
sat there and did not start.
It's a puzzle.
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