On Wed, Jun 21, 2000 at 03:06:59PM +0100, nick_elliott at ie.ibm.com mentioned:
> I have a large number of linux pc's - the majority of which are running red
> hat 5.2.
> However, there are a couple that are running red hat 6.1. I find on the 6.1
> machines that sendmail takes ages to start on bootup. I don't really know
> anything about sendmail - does anybody have ideas as to what could cause
> this. On the same machines, x-windows also takes a while to start.
Could be that the /etc/HOSTNAME isn't listed in /etc/hosts or
/etc/sysconfig/network has a HOSTNAME that isn't listed in /etc/hosts
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