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Re: where is /etc/hosts supposed to come from?

Gabor Gombas wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 27, 2009 at 10:38:58PM -0800, John H. Robinson, IV wrote:
> > This is one place where Solaris has gotten this right: /etc/nodename
> > refers to the system itself, while each interface has its own (cf:
> > /etc/hostname.hme0).
> That is still no good for linux since a single interface can have many
> addresses that all map to different names in the DNS.

Hence /etc/hostname.hme0:1 and the like. Already solved.


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