[SWLUG] Hostname

Dave Lukes davel at luchie-chowchows.demon.co.uk
Mon May 27 08:34:26 UTC 2002

This is somewhat distro-dependent:
on RedHat, the answer is to change HOSTNAME in /etc/sysconfig/network.


On Sun, May 26, 2002 at 08:31:13PM +0100, Neil Jones wrote:
> This is irritating since I have something which depends on this being right.
> Every time I switch my machine on the Hostname setting reverts to localhost.
> I have set it to the value I want on a few occasions but rebooting resets it.
> I presume somewhere in the boot settings there is something which is either 
> doing this or the absence of something leads to the insertion of a default.
> I want to change this to a valid value and keep it changed. How do I do it?
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