dma hangs on boot

Justin Sherrill justin at
Tue Jan 7 18:01:01 PST 2014

Previous problem I had where it froze at that step were a lack of network
connection, or DNS, though that usually was just a slowdown, not a stop.
 Dunno if that holds here.

On Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 2:10 AM, Pierre Abbat <phma at>wrote:

> Zyxomma has sendmail redirected to dma. One day I had to reboot it. I
> shelled
> into its IP address and typed "reboot". It dropped the connection and
> beeped.
> A while later, I tried to log in again. No connection.
> A few days later I decided to investigate. (Zyxomma was my router, but it's
> doing nothing now.) I connected the keyboard and monitor and saw that it
> said
> "Starting sshd" but was stuck there. I looked at rcorder, booted it to
> single-
> user mode, started services one at a time, and found that it had no problem
> starting sshd, but hung when starting sendmail (which is really dma). If I
> remember right, the command it stops at is this one:
> /usr/sbin/sendmail -L sm-mta -bd -q30m -ODaemonPortOptions=Addr=localhost
> Any idea why?
> Pierre
> --
> When a barnacle settles down, its brain disintegrates.
> Já não percebe nada, já não percebe nada.
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