Re: sendmail services awfully long to start up
From: Gaétan Martineau (gmarti_at_mediomPAS_DE_SPAM.qc.ca)
Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2004 08:45:28 -0400
Right on the target, sir. To change, in /etc/hosts
127.0.0.1 localhost localhost.localdomain localhost
127.0.0.1 heron heron.bn heron
did it. (less than a second wait now) Could not find the log message,
however. Great thanks.
> As always, the timeout is a result of name resolution problems, and the
> logfile should indicate this with something like "Unable to qualify my
> hostname, using short name". The DNS timeout is usually 2 minutes.
> In the /etc/hosts file, you should have something similar to:
> 127.0.0.1 localhost
> 192.168.0.6 slowhost.example.net slowhost