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Old 10-25-2003, 12:11 AM   #1
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Adding a host to /etc/hosts

I always get an error message when i boot linux. i can't recall axactly what it says except that it suggests adding a host to the file /etc/hosts. Can anyone tell me how to do this?

Old 10-25-2003, 12:22 AM   #2
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Have you looked at this file? It looks like: localhost.localdomain localhost

or similar

Last edited by micxz; 10-25-2003 at 12:26 AM.


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