Bug 141926 - sendmail does not work
sendmail does not work
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: sendmail (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Thomas Woerner
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2004-12-06 00:07 EST by mark coleman
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-07-11 10:37:16 EDT
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Description mark coleman 2004-12-06 00:07:01 EST
Description of problem:
sendmail service does not start. can not remove the sendmail rpm or
update it.. error unable to unlink /usr/sbin/sendmail

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start sendmail service
Actual results:
looks like sendmail starts but it does not

Expected results:

Additional info:
i fixed this error by going into /usr/sbin/ and renaming
sendmail.sendmail to sendmail and it has worked since soing this.

i installed from a DVD iso of FC3
Comment 1 Thomas Woerner 2004-12-06 05:29:32 EST
There is no /usr/sbin/sendmail in the sendmail package. Please attach
your sendmail version and paste the output of "rpm -V sendmail".

Please use "alternatives --config mta" to activate a MTA.

Comment 2 Thomas Woerner 2006-07-11 10:37:16 EDT
This bug entry was in needinfo for some time. Closing due to user inactivity as

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