After playing around with my Fritz PCMCIA Card - configuring a connection and removing it afterwards - two symptoms appear at boot time:
- loading of ISDN modules fails
- sendmail and sm-client take about 2 minutes to boot.
Was supecting that some timeout in name resolution was the point and had a look at the hosts. Strangely the localhost entry was gone. Added it but it didn't help.
After playing around I see that when I configure a domain name to my box, sendmail starts smoothly. Yet, KDE/GNOME have problems because they cannot resolv the name (my box obviously is not registered in any DNS domain).
I am wondering now how to start sendmail/smtpd in debugging mode, to find out why it takes so long to start.
Any hints are welcome, even RTFMs if you tell me where to find those hints...