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. Cheers, Matthew -- Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 26 The Paddocks Savill Way PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Marlow Tel: +44 1628 476614 Bucks., SL7 1TH UK
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