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Old 03-30-2004, 03:14 PM   #1
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redhat8, changed hostname by editing config file, X no longer recognizes it


i changed my hostname by editing of the files in /etc/sysconfig/ , and now when X starts up it takes an extra 20 seconds or so, and it displays error msg:

hostname: host lookup failed

i remember i had this problem once before, but i cant remember the simple fix. thanks.
 
Old 03-30-2004, 03:17 PM   #2
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you probably need to update /etc/hosts
 
Old 03-31-2004, 12:20 AM   #3
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yep thanks
 
  


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