changing my hostname?

Ian Malone ibmalone at
Fri Jun 29 08:44:28 UTC 2007

Phil Meyer wrote:
> Kevin Kempter wrote:
>> Hi List;
>> Where do I change the hostname for a machine running Fedora 7?

> list="/etc/hosts /etc/sysconfig/network 
> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth?"

I think this clobbers the 'localhost' entry in /etc/hosts
if the hostname hasn't already been set.  (if that's the
case then check /etc/hosts still has localhost in the line       localhost.localdomain   localhost


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