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Re: redhat--config-network corrupts my hosts-file



On Thu, 26 Feb 2004, Harry Hoffman wrote:

> Don't run "redhat-config-network" :-)
> All of the files are in /etc/sysconfig/

And report the bug.  These GUI tools are useful, especially for newbies,
and they are getting better.  But the improvement process depends on
people reporting problems so they can be fixed, rather than just
abandoning them.

>
> Cheers,
> Harry
>
>
> Quoting Marcel <linux fritzenwallner org>:
>
> *> Hello
> *>
> *> OS: Linux RedHat Enterprise WS 3
> *>
> *> My hostsfile is beeing coruppted when I open "redhat--config-network" and
> *> click on "save". It just deletes some of the lines in /etc/hosts and adds
> *> some #################### lines.
> *>
> *> I use to modify the hosts file in a text editor, however, I also make some
> *> configurations in the network configuration tool. No entry should be lost
> *> when working with the graphical tool.
> *>
> *> Does someone have a suggestion how to get rid of that problem?
> *> Thanks!
> *> Marcel
> *>
> *>
> *> Below you can see the first part of my hostsfile
> *>
> *> #
> *>  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *>  -------------
> *> 127.0.0.1       localhost  localhost.localdomain        # Do not change this
> *> line!!!
> *> #
> *>  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *>  -------------
> *> #
> *> 149.236.99.1	ASP_ST2			# Second Ethernet Card
> *> 149.236.99.99	spect av300 av400 av500 av600 av700 av800 av900	# EthernetCard
> *> on CCU (Console)
> *> 150.205.48.6    deliver        	        # Address for delivering
> *> # Cut here before delivering. Do not change this line, used for script! #
> *> #########################################################################
> *> #               File:      /etc/hosts            (Master file on CSWEB) #
> *> #               Version:   2003-11-11 MAF                               #
> *> #               Save old version as /etc/hosts.XX.old                   #
> *> #########################################################################
> *> #150.205.2.1			# Prim. DNS Server
> *> #150.205.2.2			# Sec.  DNS Server
> *> 150.205.2.10	relay 		#
> *> 150.205.2.11	cs timemaster   # O2 Mail- und WWW-Server
> *> 150.205.128.40	gateway 	# Firewall
> *> 150.205.1.51    zfs2            # Novell Server (IPX)
> *> #192.168.1.10    bruker.ch       # neuer domain server
> *> 150.205.108.53  p622            # license server 1
> *> 150.205.2.24    znt3		# license server 2
> *> 150.205.2.29    znt9            # license server 3
> *>
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		Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
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