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Re: hostname doesn't stick



On Thursday 07 September 2006 06:41, Thufir 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
>
Despite the warning, I always make changes here.  I split that line into two 
entries:

127.0.0.1	localhost.localdomain
192.168.0.xx	arrakis.homelinux.org arrakis
(adjusting the IP of course to your box's own).

Anne

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