Starting MTA hang/Boot menu disappearance

Discussion in 'Technical' started by shopgeek, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. shopgeek

    shopgeek New Member

    Good afternoon,

    During startup, one of my Debian boxes will hang at "Starting MTA...". I have left it there for 30 minutes and it still fails to proceed. I've restarted (ctrl-alt-delete) many a time and it still hangs at that point. Any suggestions?

    (I'm running Lenny)

    Another oddity. During restart I noticed that my Grub boot menu is down to one options vs. the 5 options I had previously.

    Thank you,

  2. topdog

    topdog Active Member

    The mta failing to start up is usually due to failure in name resolution.

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