Bug#512206: exim4: Starting MTA without network conection (waiting a longer time in boot)

Andreas Metzler ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org
Sun Jan 18 17:34:20 UTC 2009

On 2009-01-18 "Renato S. Yamane" <yamane at diamondcut.com.br> wrote:
> Package: exim4
> Version: 4.69-9
> Severity: minor

> If you power-on your laptop with *no* network conection, you need wait ~40sec in this boot step:
> Starting MTA:

> IMHO, I think that this service can be loaded in background.

> Step to reproduce:
> - Power-on your machine with NO ethernet cable and with Wireless
> card disabled.

> # /etc/exim4/update-exim4.conf.conf
> dc_eximconfig_configtype='local'
> dc_other_hostnames='mandachuva.domain'
> dc_local_interfaces=''
> dc_readhost=''
> dc_relay_domains=''
> dc_minimaldns='false'
> dc_relay_nets=''
> dc_smarthost=''
> dc_use_split_config='false'
> dc_hide_mailname=''
> dc_mailname_in_oh='true'
> dc_localdelivery='mail_spool'
> mailname:mandachuva.domain

Please retry with
cu andreas
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