Where does F8 gets the hostname from?

Thomas Cameron thomas.cameron at camerontech.com
Sun Nov 18 22:41:26 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-11-17 at 14:14 -0300, Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote:
> Hi,
> In /etc/sysconfig/network, I have set up the name I want for the host 
> (that was all I had to do in F7). In system-config-network, at the DNS 
> tab, the same name is shown. However, when I execute the hostname 
> command, I get:
> localhost.localdomain
> Also, my bash prompt shows "[marcelo at localhost ~]"
> Where does this information come from?

Did you reboot after you changed /etc/sysconfig/network?

Also, did you remember to update /etc/hosts?


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