Try my install-qmail program at http://members.xoom.com/xeer/ (follow
the software link on the sidebar) It kind of worked for me but I always
had trouble with the relay settings which is why I stopped using it.
Still, my script may get you started in the right direction.
PS. it installs serialmail too..
Keith Flynn wrote:
>> >It sounds like you're trying to use qmail on a dialup only box.
> >That's not a good idea; qmail expects to be more or less continually
> >connected to the net, and particularly expects to be able to do DNS
> >lookups. Those "CNAME lookup failed" entries in the logs are what
> >happens when it can't talk to the DNS.
> >Mind you there /is/ a way to do it - but it involves using a
> >package called serialmail. If my memory serves me correctly there's
> >a Linux HOWTO on using qmail on a dialup box, which you should read.
>> i asked a guy to send a email to the list for me cos i dont get online that
> often at the moment,but i didnt hear back from him so i'll send this myself.
>> i found and read the howto you are talking about,i get the impretion you've
> never used serialmail so if anyone else has can they _please_ get back to
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