Jeffrey B. Ferland autocracy at
Tue Jan 9 15:46:36 PST 2001

tristan wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been trying to set up a mail server on my LFS installation. qmail
> stalwartly refuses to work and gives errors saying
> deferral: CNAME_lookup_failed_temporarily._(#4.4.3)/
> i've been looking at postfix but I can't find documentation on how to
> install it from scratch without already having sendmail installed
> (although knowing me its probably there right under my nose)

I saw this, read the word "CNAME" and the first thing that came to mind was DNS.
Better check settings for that...


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