sendmail appears to be horked up on my machine and no longer answers port 25. I am not quite sure what the next steps of troubleshooting are. Please help.



hostname# telnet 127.0.0.1 25
Trying 127.0.0.1...
telnet: connect to address 127.0.0.1: Connection refused
telnet: Unable to connect to remote host
hostname# grep sendmail /etc/rc.conf
sendmail_enable="YES"
#sendmail_procname="/usr/local/sbin/sendmail"
sendmail_flags="-L sm-msp-queue -Ac -q10m"
hostname# pkg_info sendmail
pkg_info: can't find package 'sendmail' installed or in a file!
hostname# pkg_info | grep wsendmail
hostname# pkg_info | grep sendmail
sendmail+tls+sasl2-8.14.1 Reliable, highly configurable mail transfer agent with util
hostname# uname -a
FreeBSD hostname.blah.com 6.2-RELEASE-p5 FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE-p5 #1: Sun Aug 12 14:27:32 PDT 2007 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/SMP i386
hostname#


when starting the daemon here is what appears in the /var/log/maillog

Aug 14 07:57:44 hostname sm-msp-queue[23695]: starting daemon (8.14.1): [EMAIL PROTECTED]:10:00 Aug 14 07:57:44 hostname sm-msp-queue[23695]: unable to write pid to /var/spool/clientmqueue/sm-client.pid: file in use by another process

hostname# make restart
/bin/kill -HUP `head -1 /var/run/sendmail.pid`
head: /var/run/sendmail.pid: No such file or directory
usage: kill [-s signal_name] pid ...
       kill -l [exit_status]
       kill -signal_name pid ...
       kill -signal_number pid ...
*** Error code 1

Stop in /etc/mail.
hostname# make start
(. /etc/defaults/rc.conf; source_rc_confs; case "${sendmail_enable}" in [Yy][Ee][Ss]) /usr/sbin/sendmail ${sendmail_flags} ;; *) case "${sendmail_outbound_enable}" in [Yy][Ee][Ss]) /usr/sbin/sendmail ${sendmail_outbound_flags} ;; esac ;; esac )
hostname#
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