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  Update to Mac OS X Terminal, Part 3
Subject:   sendmail slowness/host name (localhost) unknown; sleeping for retry
Date:   2002-07-09 14:43:56
From:   dasper
Response to: sendmail slowness/host name (localhost) unknown; sleeping for retry

Thanks. I took your advice. Now sendmail initializes quickly and I can send messages without finding errors in the mail log. I receive messages that I send to my login id. I am concerned, however, about editing sendmail.cf, as you mentioned. And I wonder why I can't receive messages from my email address when I send them with the mail command. I don't see errors occur when I do this, but I don't receive the messages in my Mozilla inbox.


I also wonder about this message, which I see in my console.log:


Jul 9 17:17:44 localhost lookupd[174]: DNSAgent: dns_send_query_server - timeout for 204.127.160.1