Re: Gnome complain it cannot find internet address for hostname
--- Phillip Deackes <email@example.com> wrote:
> Each time I log on using GDM or KDM I get a Gnome message telling me
> that Gnome cannot find the internet address for scgf (my system
> My /etc/hosts contains:
> 127.0.0.1 localhost
> 0.0.0.0 scgf.gmx.net scgf
> If I do 'hostname' on the command line I get 'scgf'. Everything works
> fine elsewhere on the system. I receive email using fetchmail and Exim.
> I always assume if Exim works OK and sorts/delivers local and remote
> mail correctly then the system must be configured correctly.
Maybe it tries to do a reverse DNS lookup on your fully qualified hostname.
At least I've had problems with GNOME on ppc, it tries to do a DNS query and
thus takes several minutes to start if the network is unreachable.
Wonder if this is actually a GNOME bug, or how to solve it?
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