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matrixon 06-24-2005 01:42 PM

hostname problem
 
im using gentoo
i modofied /etc/hosts

127.0.0.1 localhost hector

and when i bott my system it says set /etc/hosts to a valid hostname no matter what host name i use it still says this

david_ross 06-24-2005 03:08 PM

What do you get from running the "hostname" command?

Make sure that is in your hosts file.

matrixon 06-24-2005 03:10 PM

re
 
i can change the hostname with the hostname command
but i still get the error invalid hostname at startup

comprookie2000 06-24-2005 03:27 PM

This works for static also;
http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t...omainname.html


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