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[ale] host name will not stay changed



for the archives the file is /etc/sysconfig/network.  Changing that did the
trick.  thanks all for the suggestions

Greg

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ale-admin at ale.org [mailto:ale-admin at ale.org]On Behalf Of Jim
> Popovitch
> Sent: Sunday, December 15, 2002 4:30 PM
> To: ale at ale.org
> Subject: RE: [ale] host name will not stay changed
>
>
> Hi Greg,
>
> I can't say for sure about RedHat.... but look for these files:
>
>    /etc/nodename
>    /etc/HOSTNAME
>    /etc/hostname
>    /etc/domainname
>    /etc/dnsdomainname
>
> If all else fails grep in /etc for your old domainname.  'grep blah /etc'
>
> -Jim P.
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: ale-admin at ale.org [mailto:ale-admin at ale.org]On Behalf Of Greg
> > Sent: Sunday, December 15, 2002 4:22 PM
> > To: ALE
> > Subject: [ale] host name will not stay changed
> >
> >
> > I cannot change the hostname of a PC.  I have read all of the
> relevant man
> > pages.  I am using RH 7.3 w/ all current updates.  When installed I used
> > "localhost.localdomain" and I have uses "uname file01" to change it to
> > file01 and "domain bruceg" to change it to "bruceg".  A "uname -a" shows
> > that my changes took.  When I reboot my changes are lost.  I
> know this is
> > silly, but I cannot get this simple change to take.  I am doing
> > all as root,
> > of course.
> >
> > The first line in my /etc/hosts file is 127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain
> > localhost and is followed by the machines name that I want it to be
> > 192.168.3.78 file01.bruceg  file01.
> >
> > Any pointers/help would be warmly appreciated.
> >
> > Thanks in advance
> >
> > Greg
> >
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