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[ale] RH7.1/mail notification

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.

Jason wrote:

> 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.

Paul Kinsley
Senior Systems Engineer
paul at motionrealityinc.com

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