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[ale] changing hostname
- Subject: [ale] changing hostname
- From: esoteric at denali.atlnet.com (Wandered Inn)
- Date: Wed, 13 Jan 1999 15:32:28 +0000
Might depend on the dist. you're running, but under RH check out
/etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit. Depending on whether you have a network setup, it
might be changing hostname there.
"McCord, Charlie" wrote:
> > at a command prompt, if i try 'hostname newName', the name changes but
> > it reverts back to the old name at reboot.
> > i've even vi'd /etc/HOSTNAME and /proc/system/kernel/hostname. the
> > change still only lasts until a reboot.
> > i've also tried 'hostname -f /etc/HOSTNAME' again it only lasts until
> > a reboot.
> > however, if i use the gui 'netcfg' the name change sticks. i prefer
> > not to do it this way.
> > any ideas? thanks, charlie mccord
Until later: Geoffrey esoteric at denali.atlnet.com
You mean you paid MONEY for Service Pack '98????