From: Firestarter (firestart at domain esatclear.ie)
Date: Sun 24 Oct 1999 - 17:39:51 IST
On Sun, 24 Oct 1999, Steffen wrote:
> Im using RH6 on a P2350, whcih has been working fine ujp until now.
> Yesterday, upon loading linux, it says loading sendmail,but no okay
> message comes up and the system stops doing anything. I can type stuff in
> and it appears on screen, but has no effect. How do I get linux to do a
> minimilist bootup (and being the lazy git that I am, I didnt bother
> making a boot disk)? and how am I then gonna go about sorting this out?
strange,does it hang for a while and eventually boot up?
if so its more than likely your /etc/hosts
you should have:
127.0.0.1 yourhostname.whateveryouwant yourhostname
im not too sure about the whatever you want bit but i have:
127.0.0.1 Majestic12.esatclear.ie Majestic12
and that seems to work for me.
> Two other things:
> 1. How do I get gnome to start up automatically? (i didnt select it at
it should be your default window manager,try making a file .xinitrc in
your home directory with the line '/usr/bin/gnome-session' in it (without
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