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Re: Bug#247734: /etc/hosts: Two lines with the same IP address?

On Wed, 2004-06-09 at 18:05, Joshua Kwan wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 09, 2004 at 01:03:53PM +0200, Thomas Hood wrote:
> > Marc Haber wrote:
> > > This is what somebody suggested on IRC. I have configured localhost to
> > > be, and hostname and fqdn to Which hasn't shown
> > > any bad effects yet.
> > 
> > This is the best idea so far, provided it works.  Anyone see any problem
> > with it
> Where does fit in to the whole "hostname of system must
> resolve into a usable IP" thing? should we have an alias for the lo
> device that sets up It sounds like a gross hack.

It already *is* a usable IP. lo is 127/8.


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