On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 04:08:39PM -0700, Cory Petkovsek wrote:

> Stopping sendmail with `sh /etc/rc.sendmail stop` works quickly.  Starting it
> takes about 3min.   Both sendmail-submit and sendmail-clientmqueue take a
> while before moving.  Booting also has this delay.

In the interests of eliminating the obvious: you have confirmed that
this is not some sort of DNS timeout?  Delays of that length on
starting up sendmail are usually due to waiting out the DNS timeouts.



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