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Re: [hylafax-users] Sendmail config? Fax not being sent by email

HylaFax said:
> When I try to start/restart sendmail (service sendmail start) I
> get OKs but
> when I: # service sendmail status  I get: sendmail dead but pid
> file exists

That's obnoxious. Hate to suggest a Windows solution for a Linux box, but
you might want to reboot it, should clear out any old process junk. When it
comes back up do a #ps -ax | grep sendmail, you should see something like
[root@corp /root]# ps -ax | grep sendmail
  756 ?        S      0:00 sendmail: accepting connections

You should be able to find information on sendmail activity in
/var/log/maillog, it should also be in /var/log/messages or
/var/log/syslog(these are Red Hat locations, but very likely are the same
for Mandrake). Watch your boot process, make sure that sendmail is being
started during boot up and that there aren't any errors. If there are
errors, you should be able to find more info in your system log (messages or


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