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jps
post Apr 13 2004, 08:53 PM
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my host name when I first install mandrake is some like:
x1-ab-2c-y7-z4-e1

I believe that is my MAC address. Anyone know why it defaults to this?

I tried changing it with:
hostname newhostname

no, luck, defaults back to MAC address. this one is killing me..
any help would alleviate some anger.
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Robert83
post Apr 14 2004, 01:44 AM
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Hi,

you can change your hostname and make it stay...like this :

/etc/sysconfig/netowork


mine looks like this

CODE
NETWORKING = yes
HOSTNAME = demon
GATEWAY = 192.168.0.250


so change the HOSTNAME to anything else you wan't , reboot, and you'll have your new hostname, wich will NOT change (until you change it here [ /etc/sysconfig/network ] ).

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