Re: cannot resolve hostname
On Sat, 07 May 2011 14:14:39 +0100, AG wrote:
> In what seems to be a string of related issues having to do with
> networking, I now find that not only has my IP address been changed from
> 192.168.1.40 to 192.168.1.64 but also that my machine's name (valhalla)
> cannot be resolved.
> This is the output of ifconfig:
> $ sudo ifconfig
> sudo: unable to resolve host valhalla
First, resolve your network layout by either using a dynamic setup (your
IP address could change on every reboot) or by using a static
Then, review your "/etc/hosts" file.
Do you see the same error if you run "/sbin/ifconfig", that is, using not
"sudo" at all?