Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 139631
Postfix fails to start up after update to FC3
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:54 EST
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Description of problem:
After upgrade from FC2 to FC3
Postfix fails to start during boot or when started from
I had to revert to sendmail
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Select postfix as your mail agent
2. reboot or use /etc/init.d/postfix start
3. The [FAILED] shows up
Expected Results: Postfix to run as mail agent
I suspect it has something to do with the way the db files are created
in the new version.
Uninstalled postfix and removed the /etc/postfix directory.
After a clean install postfix seems to work again.
I also needed to edit the main.cf and transport files to access my
providers smtp server.