Originally posted by Cerillean
That doesn't seem to do anything. I'm running Mandrake 8.1. Is there anything else I need to do? Reboot? Logout?
if it didnt show an error, then it probly worked. When you log out and log in again it will show "user@newhostname#" in the console. You might have to do "ifconfig eth0 down", that will bring down (turn off) youy eth0 interface, then do "ifconfig eth0 up".
But it will also work if you reboot.