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Old 01-20-2003, 09:51 AM   #1
hitesh_linux
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Unhappy booting problem with RHL 7.2 !!


Hello Friends,

I had install RHL7.2 ,booting time it stuck on one point like,

Starting up APM demon
Starting autonmount:No Mount Point Defined
Starting pcmcia:
Starting sshd:
Starting xinetd:
Starting LPD:No Printer Defined
Starting Sendmail: ?????????

here (where ? is) my Pc get stuck,(not boot any more)

i don't know excatly what is the error..

any one have any idea on this.....

Plzzzzz HELP.........

Hitesh
 
Old 01-20-2003, 10:31 AM   #2
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it's probably not actually stopped, it's timed out, which happens when sendmail can not resolve the local host name. did you try changing it or something? check the /etc/hosts file for a line such as

127.0.0.1 localhost localhost.localdomain

you can insert your correct domain name before the first localhost entry, or set it using the "hostname" command. this is normamly enough to make sendmail get on with it. if not leave it for fivce minutes and check what sendmail has said in "dmesg" output or /var/log/messages
 
Old 01-20-2003, 11:32 AM   #3
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Hi acid_kewpie,

Now it's working fine ,it's boot as usal. be'cz of our Isp get UP. and runing fine but is their any point to get stuck on sendmail: option through ISP.(ISP down)

for some time our ISP get down. i think for that resone it's get stuck.
or any other resone to time out in booting.

i don't exactly why it's stuck on sendmail: option.

i need to know,

if any one have any idea ????

Hitesh
 
Old 01-20-2003, 12:10 PM   #4
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personally when I ran redhat I would run ntsysv and turn off sendmail.

Redhat likes to run alot of useless programs on startup, go through the list i'm sure there are some others you don't need that are running sucking up memory.

ntsysv if I remember right is in /sbin/ or /usr/sbin/, just run it in a console window.

Cheers,
Muddy
 
  


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