Subject: Linux Mail
Summary: Linux Mail
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 1996 20:30:05 -0400
Hello to everyone, I hope somebody can shed some light on a problem I am
having with my email clients running under Linux 1.2.13 installed from
Slackware 3.0. Ftp, Telnet and all other internet stuffs run fine except for this
slight hitch. I can sucessfully send out my mails whether it is done under Mail,
Pine or Elm but I cannot receive any. My hostname is rocky.singnet.com.sg and
when I telnet to my ISP I notice that my received mail address, instead of
Could this be the reason why I am not receiving my mails because somehow I
have not configured some initiation files correctly ? However, I can send and
receive my mails when running Netscape 2.01 under X-windows.
Details of the relevant config files as follow:
127.0.0.1 local host
126.96.36.199 rocky.singnet.com.sg rocky # IP address of my ISP
order hosts, bind
sbin/ifconfig lo 127.0.0.1
sbin/route add - net 127.0.0.1
The sendmail version is 8.6.1 and I use PPP to dial up to my internet provider.
The sendmail.cf I chosed is the default during setup, which is for a system that
is connected to the internet and a name server is available. I have even tried to
use m4 to generate my own sendmail.cf file but to no avail. (Based on the information from the HOW-TO
I appreciate very much if someone can help to solve my problem.
Jeffrey Leong .