I originaly asked;
>> We have had what appears to be "timing problems" with the above patch
>> of sendmail.
>> When a machine is rebooted, attempts to mail to it are bounced "unknown user".
>> Several ways to overcome the problem
>> (1) Move the sendmail -bd.... line to the end of /etc/rc.local
>> (2) add a /usr/lib/sendmail -bz line just before the -bd line
>> (3) Stop and restart sendmail by hand on each reboot.
>> (4) remove the sendmail.fc file and do not rebuild it
>> Suggestion (4) came from SUN.
>> Can someone explain what is going on here, and how to get things to
>> be reliable and still use sendmail.fc files?
It appears that sendmail interacts with /etc/ld.so.cache and ldconfig
We have found that if you build the freeze file and start the daemon both
before doing a "ldconfig" then all is well at least on non-NIS machines.
However the best advice seems to be to move all references to sendmail after
the ldconfig line in /etc/rc.local
It appears this was discussed at length a few months ago in relation to
My thanks to;
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