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Re: How to change hostname in FC3



--- Thomas Cameron <thomas cameron camerontech com>
wrote:

> On Thu, 2004-12-09 at 18:38 -0800, Johnny Smith
> wrote:
> > I have a Dell Laptop on which I have installed
> FC3.
> > 
> > when I installed it I either missed the gui for
> entry
> > of the desired hostname... or ?
> > 
> > I have later added profiles for a wlan card and a
> > separate lan-ethernet card.
> > 
> > The boot up is slower than usual and I get a
> message
> > that I don't have a proper hostname and "X"
> complains
> > loudly.  
> > 
> > on the splash screen the hostname shows up as 
> > 'localhost.localdomain'
> > 
> > However when I do 'hostname newhostname' it only
> holds
> > it til I reboot and reverts to
> > localhost.localdomain....
> > 
> > Curiously I am unable to place anything in my
> > /etc/hosts file... if I do it disappears on
> reboot.
> > 
> > Could these problems be related
> > 
> > How can I make  new hostname permanent?
> > 
> > Thanks in advance
> > 
> > Johnny
> 
> As root, launch system-config-network, then make the
> hostname change on
> the DNS tab.
> 
> Thomas
> 
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Thanks Thomas for the help

One of my dumber mistakes

johnny




		
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