Changing machine's name
phhs80 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 24 12:32:24 UTC 2007
On 3/24/07, Alexander Boström <abo at kth.se> wrote:
> > Looks like your ISP or local DHCP server is setting your hostname. By
> > default dhclient asks to be assigned a new hostname.
> > man dhclient.conf
> > shows you can create an /etc/dhclient.conf with a "request" line that
> > excludes host-name, that should stop it getting set.
> Nah, if you want a fixed hostname, you just set in
> in /etc/sysconfig/network by adding a line like this:
> Much simpler.
> Anyway, Paul, figure out what your IP address (the numeric address) is
> by running:
> /sbin/ip addr
> It's the line that starts with "inet" and doesn't say "127.0.0.1". Then
> type this command (obv. substituting your IP address):
> host the.ip.address
> By default, your computer will set the hostname to what that command
Thanks, Alexander. My /etc/sysconfig/network contains:
# host 192.168.1.64
18.104.22.168.in-addr.arpa domain name pointer Unknown-00-14-85-38-2c-93.lan.
Any further ideas?
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