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Re: /etc/hostname

On Thu, 2003-05-29 at 10:20, Steve Langasek wrote:

> However, I've seen problems caused by the use of the short name only in
> /etc/hostname (mostly mail-related, maybe?) and I systematically change
> this to hold the FQDN on my systems.  Haven't filed a bug about this,
> because I'm not sure if it's a real bug, or if this just happens to be
> the easiest kludge for working around the other symptoms I see.

Most likely, you need to fix /etc/hosts

anthony@bohr:anthony$ hostname 
anthony@bohr:anthony$ hostname -f

(from /etc/hosts)       bohr.local bohr localhost    bohr.local bohr

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