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 127.0.0.1, and hostname and fqdn to 127.0.1.1. 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 127.0.1.1 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 127.0.1.1? It sounds like a gross hack.
It already *is* a usable IP. lo is 127/8.