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RE: Hostname help



On Fri, 2002-12-13 at 00:06, Ryan McDougall wrote:
> Alright guys I hate to bring this up again so soon but I have some more
> questions and issues I would greatly appreciate help with. This is what my
> /etc/sysconfig/network file says:
> NETWORKING=yes
> HOSTNAME=thalia.lan.home
> 
> my /etc/hosts file contains the following:
> # Do not remove the following line, or various programs
> # that require network functionality will fail.
> 127.0.0.1               localhost.localdomain localhost
> 192.168.0.3             thalia.lan.home thalia localhost
> 192.168.0.2             izanseth.lan.home izanseth
> 
> But I am still unable to use my linux pc name from my Windows box to
> communicate to my linux box. My router still doesn't even recognise my hostname
> from my linux box either... I have sent them an e-amil to see if they can help.
> Keep you fingers crossed!!!
----
huh?

what router?
who them?
most importantly, what are you trying to do that you can't do?
Communicate? I'm sure you can communicate...did you try ping?

Craig





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