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Old 11-10-2001, 12:07 AM   #1
jackopa
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problem with hostname


Each time system is rebooted I get a message " lpd get localhost xxx bad localhost could not look up internet address for xxx" . I have to open a terminal and run hostname command with correct hostname and then log in again to get correct hostname. When shutting system down message for lpd says " failed". At next boot same thing happens again with wrong hostname.
 
Old 11-11-2001, 01:21 AM   #2
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Check your /etc/sysconfig/network file to make sure the proper hostname is entered there.
Specifically, look at the "HOSTNAME=" and "DOMAIN=" lines. If they don't contain the correct host/domain names, edit the file to make it so.
 
Old 11-12-2001, 02:13 AM   #3
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Just to close this thread:

Jackopa,

I got your email, and I'm glad we were able to resolve the problem so quickly.
 
  


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