Re: Problem with daemon when offline
From: "Preben Randhol" <email@example.com>
> Derek Broughton <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote on 05/11/2002 (16:57) :
> > From: "Preben Randhol" <email@example.com>
> > That's two questions. I have exim running on mine and I haven't
> > noticed a delay at startup when I'm not on the network, so I'm pretty
> > sure you can avoid that.
> But you are not running it as a daemon you are using inetd I bet.
No. It runs from /etc/rc2.d/S20exim
I'm betting you need to change some of your local addresses in exim.conf from
domain names to IPs.
Every config option that requires it to check a domain name at startup time is
going to do a DNS lookup. In particular, I set "local_domains" and
"host_accept_relay" to use the usual IPs for the laptop (note, you really may
need to rewrite those depending on the network you're attached to). I changed
one of these specifically because of hearing about this situation - I think it