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Old 01-24-2004, 01:10 PM   #1
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Hostname issues


I have Mandrake 9.2, with fluxbox for WM. Everytime i try to enter a hostname, it won't stick after a reboot. Is there some sort of config file to edit to keep my hostname permanently?
 
Old 01-24-2004, 01:23 PM   #2
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You can use your /etc/rc.local and put this in:
hostname "new name"

That will set it at startup.
 
  


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