On Fri, 28 Sep 2007 11:05:43 -0600 Lamont Peterson <lamont gurulabs com> wrote: > IMNSHO, the /etc/hosts file is only for making sure that the box can > resolve itself regardless of what's going on with whatever network(s) > it's plugged into at the moment. Period. There are plenty of > daemons that will grumble if you use names in the configuration and > it can't resolve them (like MTAs, for example, in some parts of their > configs). I agree. Locally resolvable is a must, DNS resolvable (or matching DNS) is silly. -- Jesse Keating Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?
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