when startup delays become bugs

Chris Adams linux at cmadams.net
Tue May 14 23:20:44 UTC 2013

Once upon a time, Chris Murphy <lists at colorremedies.com> said:
> The only things related to networking I change is setting a hostname from localhost to f18s, f19s or f19q; and occasionally adding the b43 firmware if I decide to go wireless.

Do you add the changed hostname to /etc/hosts?  If not, sendmail (and
some other things) will stop for some time trying to resolve the local
hostname to an IP address.
Chris Adams <linux at cmadams.net>

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