[svlug] fetchmail

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Mon Jun 4 09:15:01 PDT 2001

On Mon, 4 Jun 2001 05:22:38 -0600 (MDT) 
Karl F Larsen <k5di at zianet.com> wrote:

> 	I've been using fetchmail and it's worked fine but then it
> got very VERY slow. I had just set up a ethernet system to my
> laptop this same day and it appears this setup may have effected
> localhost.

Odds are nameservice for localhost is not working.  Check /etc/hosts
and /etc/nsswitch.conf (make sure filed is early in the resolve order).

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