Re: Boot hang at "Starting: MTA"
On Mon, 20 Jun 2005, Elmer E. Dow wrote:
I was traveling on business and attempted to connect to the Internet (mail and
browse) via a network at the office where I was working. Now that I'm home I
notice that when booting the system hangs for approximately 60 seconds at
MTAs like to have a working DNS, it sounds like your hostname is not
resolvable during MTA startup.
You'll have similiar issues with apache, squid, etc.
You can either:
1) install a caching DNS (bind9, etc)
2) make sure /etc/hosts has an entry for your box
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