[SWLUG] Hostname

Nick Condon nickco3 at yahoo.co.uk
Mon May 27 10:18:01 UTC 2002

--- Justin Mitchell <justin at discordia.org.uk> wrote: 
> Exactly what sets the hostname is going to depend on
> which version of
> which linux dist your using, and also if you have a
> network card configured properly.
> If its a recent redhat then the hostname should get
> set from the
> HOSTNAME value in /etc/sysconfig/network. You should
> also check that the values in /etc/hosts look sane.

If you're using a Debian-based distro, check /etc/hostname.

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