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[ale] RH7.1/mail notification
- Subject: [ale] RH7.1/mail notification
- From: paul at motionrealityinc.com (Paul Kinsley)
- Date: Mon, 07 May 2001 12:36:11 -0400
I think that message is sent by the shell you are using.
What is your MAILCHECK variable set to?
Also, a .hushlogin file in your home directory can
suppress messages at login time.
> On Mon, 7 May 2001, Jerry Z. Yu wrote:
>> according to RH-7.1 release notes, sendmail is configured to receive from
>> localhost only, by default. this probably will generate 'no new mail'
>> situation. but 'no mail' thing sounds like something else.
> I may have been unclear -- I did catch the sendmail configuration
> mentioned in the release notes and that's set up; no problem receiving
> mail. What I'm talking about here is that when I logged in under RH6.2,
> I'd see a message that said either "You have new mail," "You have mail,"
> or "No mail," as appropriate. I no longer see this message upon login.
Senior Systems Engineer
paul at motionrealityinc.com
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