when startup delays become bugs

Alexey Torkhov atorkhov at gmail.com
Wed May 15 08:07:13 UTC 2013


2013/5/15 Chris Adams <linux at cmadams.net>:
> 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.

Why doesn't nss_myhostname resolve local hostname even if it is not in
/etc/hosts?


Alexey


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