Re: WORKAROUND Re: Cannot change hostname permanently
Chris Lale wrote:
It also says that the hostname is set at boot using the file
The name of the computer ("host") is set by the "hostname" command. The
"hostname" command does not modify the "/etc/hostname" file. The boot-up
scripts call the "hostname" command, reading the "/etc/hostname" file,
to set the name of the host.
I cannot find anything which says that the hostname command itself
That's because the hostname command does not modify /etc/hostname.