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Old 09-04-2003, 09:35 PM   #1
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linux redhat 9 host inq

Hello everybody,

I'm pretty new to linux itself and my question is...where do i enter the hostname...

i looked at my router info and it has the mac address and ip and hostname of windows based systems but not the linux based system....
where do i put the hostname in linux redhat 9..
Old 09-04-2003, 09:42 PM   #2
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Old 09-04-2003, 10:13 PM   #3
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i added the following line:

/etc/hosts localhost.localdomain localhost
hostname=voyager <--- line i added


# hostname=localhost.localdomain <--this line i rem. out
hostname-voyager <-- i added

now when i reboot the system i get and host name conflic...I think i'm doing something wrong here...
can someeon look at this and let me know..

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