Sendmail Problem

I have slackware 9.1 with sendmail installed from source. I start the mail server but when I send mail an error ocured "Cannot exec /bin/mail: No such file or directory"
How can I solve this problem.
Thanks!

polinomaAsked:
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liddlerCommented:
first find your mail program
find / -type f -name mail
then assuming /bin/mail doesn't exist, link it with.
ln -s /path/to/mail /bin/mail
This will create a symbolic link (a shortcut) from your mail program to /bin
If you do have a /bin/mail, do a
ls -l
to see its permissions
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_tackCommented:
the "mail" program is not part of sendmail, is in a separate archive normally mailx
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