New on cable. Bash prompt name changed?

Daniel Buggie buggie at best.com
Mon Apr 10 21:38:10 UTC 2006


On Mon, 2006-04-10 at 17:20 -0400, ron wrote:
> [ron at c-53-131-25-317 ~]$ uname -a
> 
> Linux c-53-131-25-317.hsd1.fl.comcast.net 2.6.16-1.2080_FC5smp #1 SMP
> 
> Tue Mar 28 03:55:15 EST 2006 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux
> 
> [ron at c53-131-25-317 ~]$
> 
> Hello,
> 
> After setting up my high speed cable account, my bash prompt changed.
> How do I change it? Is the address:
> 
> c-53-131-25-317.hsd1.fl.comcast.net
> 
> my permanent "back" address? It does not seem to change.
> 
> -ron-
> 

Comcast may be willing to change that on their end, but I doubt it.
Better to just add a HOSTNAME=foo.bar option to /etc/sysconfig/network
and reboot.

Daniel




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