F9 - sendmail won't send on startup?

Knute Johnson linux at www.knutejohnson.com
Mon Jun 23 04:36:24 UTC 2008

Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Knute Johnson wrote:
>> I've got two installations of F9 running, one x86_64 and the other i386.
>>   They both fail to send email initially but if I restart sendmail they
>> send fine after that.  I'm using thunderbird and have it configured to
>> use the local sendmail for sending.  The only thing I've modified in my
>> sendmail.mc file is the masquerading.  Any ideas where to start looking?
> It's very unlikely I can help if Craig White can't,
> but doesn't it sound as if sendmail needs something 
> that starts after sendmail in /etc/rc.d ?
> Why not try "chkconfig sendmail off" and then add "service sendmail start"
> to /etc/rc.d/rc.local and see if it works there.
> Or you could try giving it a later prefix number in /etc/rc.d/rc5.d/ ?

Thanks for the suggestions, unfortunately neither work.

Knute Johnson
linux at www.knutejohnson.com

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