Re: hostname won't stick

Subject: Re: hostname won't stick
From: Dan Burcaw (
Date: Sun Apr 23 2000 - 16:09:43 MDT

Dan, have you just run the 'hostname' command or have you changed
your hostname from the 'netconfig' program as well?

> When I start gnome, I'm told that the address of localhost.localdomain
> can't be found since I have changed the hostname of my machine and so
> deleted the lookup for localhost, to replace it with one for my chsen
> name. At boot something changes hostanme back to localhost.localdomain.
> What is doing this and how can I stop it?


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