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Bug#1384: hostname fails on standalone machine

Thanks for the quick reply!

On Mon, 18 Sep 1995 20:02:38 +0200 (MET DST), "Peter Tobias" <tobias@server.et-inf.fho-emden.de> said:

> This has nothing to do with the netstd package. The hostname command
> tries to get the FQDN by using gethostbyname and can't find
> it. Maybe the base disks failed to create the /etc/host.conf,
> /etc/resolv.conf and /etc/hosts file (with your FQDN)? Or the base

/etc/host.conf does not exist.  I suppose one of us should reclassify
this bug report to point to the base disks.  I'm not sure who is
supposed to do this.  Do you want to?  If not, I'll try to dig up the
posting that explained how to do it and do it myself.


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