Bug 276651 - sendmail loops at boot time
sendmail loops at boot time
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: sendmail (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Thomas Woerner
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-09-04 12:31 EDT by Jens Doll
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-09-05 10:25:41 EDT
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Description Jens Doll 2007-09-04 12:31:42 EDT
Description of problem: sendmail loops at boot time

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Steps to reproduce:
1. install Fedora 7 with IP address A
2. enter 2 names to /etc/hosts: host1 and host2
2. update IP address to B, do not change /etc/hosts
3. rebooting fails, because sendmail loops endlessly

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Comment 1 Thomas Woerner 2007-09-05 10:25:41 EDT
If your host name and IP do not match, then this is indeed a problem.
sendmail is trying to lookup your hostname and IP. This is no endless loop -
there is a timeout.

Closing as not a bug.

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