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Old 05-10-2004, 05:06 PM   #1
rdmenotte
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/etc/hosts, hostname, and dnsdomainname questions


ok, so I have a question or 3 :-)

I am running gentoo linux 2.4.25

for the rest of this thread, my host name is <hostname> and domain name is <domain>


I have set hostname to <hostname> and set dnsdomainname to <domain> but when I am at a login prompt, it shows

<hostname>.unknown_domain

I know that if the following is in /etc/hosts it will display properly:

127.0.0.1 <hostname>.<domain> localhost

but I am thinking that if everything is really working, it should show my hostnamd and domain name both on the login without using the hosts file...
 
Old 05-10-2004, 08:25 PM   #2
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Whats in /etc/sysconfig/network ?

Try

HOSTNAME=<hostname>.<domain>

Gr
Dion
 
Old 05-11-2004, 08:06 PM   #3
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I do not have /etc/sysconfig.

I am running Gentoo Linux 2.4.25
 
Old 05-11-2004, 11:39 PM   #4
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well do ask from gentoo gurus at irc.freenode.net ; #gentoo
they will probably help you faster
 
Old 05-12-2004, 03:42 AM   #5
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whats in your /etc/resolv.conf file?

I'm no expert but i think you need to have this file configured too.

Graeme.
 
Old 05-13-2004, 10:17 PM   #6
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has

domain <mydomain> if that is what you are asking.
It also has other info like my dns servers etc
 
Old 10-09-2004, 05:14 PM   #7
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i still havent fixed this problem
all the domain name refrences point to coreline.local
it still comes up as hostname.unknowen-domainname
:'(

Code:
bash-2.05b# cd /usr/src/linux
bash-2.05b# make
make[1]: `arch/i386/kernel/asm-offsets.s' is up to date.
  CHK     include/linux/compile.h
dnsdomainname: Unknown host
Kernel: arch/i386/boot/bzImage is ready
  Building modules, stage 2.
  MODPOST
^ the kernel recompile error i mentioned before
 
Old 10-09-2004, 05:17 PM   #8
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also:
Code:
bash-2.05b# cat /etc/resolv.conf
nameserver 192.168.9.11
nameserver 192.168.9.33
search coreline.local
 
Old 10-10-2004, 04:30 AM   #9
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boath scripts run correctally at start up...
pleese help i have no idea why it shouldent work
 
Old 03-28-2015, 04:27 AM   #10
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Please try this step:

for ex. system Lan ip is = 10.7.60.12

than open /etc/hosts file and enter this entry

10.7.60.12 <hostname>.<domain> <hostname>

save and restart your service.
 
  


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