Inn takes long time to start

Samer Bechara farrooda at
Wed Feb 7 21:53:43 UTC 2007

On 2/7/07, Russ Allbery <rra at> wrote:
> Samer Bechara <farrooda at> writes:
> > When I try to start inn , Inn takes a long time to start, and after it
> > starts I get the following message:
> > "inndstart: can't bind socket: Address already in use"
> This message is normal on Linux systems with IPv6 support and is probably
> unrelated to the slow startup problem.
> Taking a long time to start up is almost always due to DNS timing out on
> hosts in incoming.conf, which should show up in news.notice as error
> messages prior to the full startup of innd.
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> Russ Allbery (rra at             <>
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> It was a dns time out problem. Bind is now configured correctly
Thanks guys

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