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Re: hostname doesn't stick



On Wed, 6 Sep 2006 23:20:35 -0700
Norman <norm workingtools ca> wrote:

> On Thu, 07 Sep 2006 06:41:07 +0100
> Thufir <hawat thufir gmail com> wrote:
> 
> > When installing FC5 I set the hostname to "arrakis.homelinux.com"
> > when it should've been "arrakis.homelinux.org".
> > 
> > running "system-config-network", and changing the hostname with the
> > GUI, then running "service network restart", or even rebooting,
> > fails to effect the result of "hostname".
> > 
> > [thufir arrakis ~]$
> > [thufir arrakis ~]$ hostname
> > arrakis.homelinux.com
> > [thufir arrakis ~]$
> > [thufir arrakis ~]$ cat /etc/hosts
> > # Do not remove the following line, or various programs
> > # that require network functionality will fail.
> > 127.0.0.1       arrakis.homelinux.org   arrakis
> > localhost.localdomain   localhost
> > 
> > [thufir arrakis ~]$
> > [thufir arrakis ~]$ date
> > Thu Sep  7 06:32:32 IST 2006
> > [thufir arrakis ~]$
> > 
> > 
> > [root arrakis ~]#
> > [root arrakis ~]# system-config-network
> > /usr/share/system-config-network/netconfpkg/NC_functions.py:30:
> > DeprecationWarning: rhpl.log is deprecated and will be removed; use
> > python's logging instead import rhpl.log [root arrakis ~]#
> > [root arrakis ~]#
> > [root arrakis ~]#
> > [root arrakis ~]# date
> > Thu Sep  7 06:37:46 IST 2006
> > [root arrakis ~]#
> > [root arrakis ~]#
> > 
> > 
> > I do notice a warning WRT depreciation, so I'll update the system.
> > 
> > I've also rebooted, no change in the hostname.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > -Thufir
> > 
> Try as root running domainname - 
> "[root david ~]# domainname arrakis.homelinux.org"
> 
opps I was in the middle of changing a domain name and should have said
use  hostname instead of domainname 


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