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RE: altered hostname?



There's no MAC address with an "x" in it.  MAC addresses contain hex 
codes, as you've noted, and hex only goes to F.

On 16 Oct 2002, jim wrote:

> Well, I doubt it. It is MAC address not Internet address.
> Reads x1-6-00-e0-29-51-97-aa.  I am no good at hex math so this could
> be hexadecimal representation of IP address but I don't think so.
> To get X to start without screaming at me I had to change the name back.
> I did it via the command hostname so the prompt still reads the same.
> 
> On Wed, 2002-10-16 at 11:06, Jonathan M. Slivko wrote:
> > Could that hostname for the machine be the IP address you were given via
> > the DHCP server?
> > -- Jonathan
> > 
> > --
> > Jonathan M. Slivko
> > Senior Account Executive
> > EconnHosting Internet Services
> > 90 Morningside Drive
> > New York, NY 10027
> > Toll Free: 800-827-0541
> > Local:     212-663-1109
> > Fax:       212-663-1109
> > E-Mail:    jslivko econnhosting net
> > AIM:       JonMS418
> > MSN:       jslivko acedsl com
> > http://www.econnhosting.net/ 
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: valhalla-list-admin redhat com
> > [mailto:valhalla-list-admin redhat com] On Behalf Of jim
> > Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2002 1:53 PM
> > To: valhalla
> > Subject: RE: altered hostname?
> > 
> > Yes.  The machine is a DHCP client on the ATT cable network.
> > 
> > On Wed, 2002-10-16 at 10:30, Jonathan M. Slivko wrote:
> > > Do you use DHCP on your network?
> > > -- Jonathan
> > > 
> > > --
> > > Jonathan M. Slivko
> > > Senior Account Executive
> > > EconnHosting Internet Services
> > > 90 Morningside Drive
> > > New York, NY 10027
> > > Toll Free: 800-827-0541
> > > Local:     212-663-1109
> > > Fax:       212-663-1109
> > > E-Mail:    jslivko econnhosting net
> > > AIM:       JonMS418
> > > MSN:       jslivko acedsl com
> > > http://www.econnhosting.net/ 
> > > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: valhalla-list-admin redhat com
> > > [mailto:valhalla-list-admin redhat com] On Behalf Of jim
> > > Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2002 1:37 PM
> > > To: valhalla
> > > Subject: altered hostname?
> > > 
> > > I got up this morning and turned on my RH 7.3 box and when
> > > it got the login prompt it looked to be the MAC address
> > > instead of the machine name.
> > > Love to hear some ideas.  I am tired of mine.
> > > 
> > > Jim Scott
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
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