Subject: Re: Mail Doesn't Work
To: 871434) < (Raul Moncayo - FIE>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/12/1994 16:56:38
> We have a problem after installing NetBSD/i386 0.9
> When w send a mail to anybody, we received a responce or 
> a message like this:  prueba sendmail[115]:NOQUEUE:SYSERR:/etc/ a plain file : socket operation on non-socket

what does your /etc/ file look like?
(ls -ls /etc/  Is it a regular file  does it exist at all?

If it doesn't exist, you'll need to come up with one...