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tristan twem2 at hermes.cam.ac.uk
Thu Jan 11 12:03:48 PST 2001


On Wed, 10 Jan 2001, Richard Lightman wrote:

> Misquoted from tristan on 2001/01/ 9 at 21:47 +0000:
> > 
> > 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)
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Tristan
> Qmail could not contact the machine that accepts mail for the address
> you have given. Are you using a temperary internet connection?

yup. at the moment i'm only on a dial up connection.

[snip lots of help]

Thanks for that, i'll give it a go.

Tristan


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