Re: MTA slow to start
On 22:22 Thu 22 Dec , Tyler Smith wrote:
> During boot up it takes about 30 seconds for MTA to start for my Etch
> install. With Sarge on the same box this takes less than a second. Can I
> fix this somehow? I'm running a single desktop computer, connected via
> an NIC through a router to highspeed DSL, and I get all my mail from pop
> accounts with Thunderbird. Do I even need an MTA?
Assuming you are using Exim4, the README.Debian in the docs lists a
number of ways to solve this by limiting the DNS lookup including:
(Either edit /etc/exim4/update-exim4.conf.conf or use dpkg-reconfigure exim4-conf).