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Old 02-18-2009, 08:56 AM   #1
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Unhappy system boots very slow when reaches send mail service


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i had installed centOS 5 on my pc, it worked great till i updated the kernel using the system update, every thing works fine till the boot sequence reaches CUPS and then sendmail services, that boot is very slow, please advice
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Old 02-18-2009, 11:55 AM   #2
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Hi,
I am not sure about the cups part, but as far as the sendmail issue, please try the following after logging into your system.

[root@linux ~]#vi /etc/hosts

127.0.0.1 <hostname> localhost.localdomain localhost

This should solve the problem.

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Old 02-18-2009, 01:28 PM   #3
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I have quite a similar situation on one my Fedora installations (Fedora 8 in particular). The system is usually running all the time, so my easy hacking solution was to disable cups and sendmail during startup. When the system is up and running I launch these services by hand, when needed.

Sometimes I noticed on temporarily test installations that mostly at sendmail, sometimes also at cups the booting process hangs. If it takes too long, I do a reboot, and the next time it usually proceeds faster or hangs with the other service. I assume that some network-related environment parsing is done by these tools with multiple probings until timeout limits are reached - but I didn't spend much time to hunt down the problem, so it's only a guess.

Debian

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