Re: Slow 'sendmail -q'
On Mon, Jan 25, 1999 at 04:04:02PM +0100, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> When I am conneted to my ISP, doing the command 'sendmail -q' take a lot of time (20 or 30
> seconds), even if there is no mails to send. Is it normal ?
> Another slow thing : when fetchmail is retrieving mails from my ISP, it is very slow. Does it come
> from my ISP or from my computer ? Is there anyway to know it ?
Both of these can be caused by sendmail attempting to resolve the name
of the local machine. Does your machine have an entry in /etc/hosts
and/or a local name server?
Mark Brown mailto:email@example.com (Trying to avoid grumpiness)