sendmail woes

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Thu Apr 10 02:17:04 PDT 2003

On 2003-04-10 10:32, Brian Astill wrote:
>Giorgos Keramidas wrote
>>	% grep -i sendmail /etc/rc.conf
> sendmail_enable="YES"
> I waited a L O N G time during boot and eventually this sequence
> occurred:
> Starting standard daemons: inetd cron printer sshd usbd sendmail
> sendmail-clientmqueue.
> The boot then continued normally to the login prompt.

Hmmm, this is usually an indication of DNS problems.

> I ran top to see if sendmail had leaded (see pid 113), but internet
> access is still NIL <sigh>:

Don't use top.  Sendmail might be less busy than the top20 processes and
never get displayed.  Try ps:

	$ ps xau | grep sendmail

- Giorgos

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