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Old 07-25-2014, 10:39 AM   #1
t.mwalimu
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How to set your machine name in Damn Small Linux?


When I issue the command hostname mwalimu to set the machine name for my system I can not reboot the system to accept the chages and my computer freezes. but when I edit the etc/hostname it works but when I reboot the system fails to get hostname via gethostname what dose this mean
 
Old 07-26-2014, 03:48 AM   #2
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Have you compared /etc/HOSTNAME with /etc/hosts?
 
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Check out following
http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/wiki/c..._hostname.html
 
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