[oclug]lpd /sendmail address problems
jeb at burkby.com
Sun Nov 10 23:38:40 EST 2002
On Sun, Nov 10, 2002 at 07:20:49PM -0500, Linux Student wrote:
> My hostname is currently localhost.localdomain as indicated in the
> /etc/hosts file. At boot time lpd says the IP address for 'localhost'
> is not available, lpd dies.
> If I change the /etc/hosts file so the hostname reads simply localhost,
> lpd is happy. This however seems to cause sendmail to be unable to
> resolve the address and it takes several minutes for sendmail to think
> before it successfully starts.
You can put alternate names in /etc/hosts, e.g.
127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost
Joseph E. Burpee
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