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Re: Slow mail delivery

> wax_man@bellsouth.net wrote:
> > 
> > I'm reposting this message since I've never seen my original come
> > through:
> > 
> > I'm having problems with mail delivery on my local box.  When I d/l my
> > mail from my isp (using fetchmail), it is taking over 5 minutes
> > (probably closer to 10) for the mail to get delivered, i.e. for the
> > machine to say I have new mail, not for it to come down from my isp.
> > Any ideas on what could be causing this, and how to fix it?
> > 
> You are not alone.  smail and fetchmail here.

I had that problem. But in /etc/init.d/smail change the "-q10m" to "-q10s"
and see if that helps. I don't know why the default is a ten minute wait. We
should at least get an option during installation.

Anyway, good luck.


> Paul Serice

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