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Shmio
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Post by Shmio » Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:16 am

OK, my hostname always reverts back to xbox nomatter what i set it to...

etc/hosts
etc/hostname

all read xbox or localhost...is there a way so i don't have to set it everytime i start my mail server?

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Post by rocketeer » Wed Feb 25, 2004 7:28 am

I'm not sure i'm following you, you mean those files get overwritten by the system after you've edited them?

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Post by Shmio » Wed Feb 25, 2004 7:41 am

exactly...i need my hostname to stay....hop.homelinux.org....each time i check /etc/hosts it goes back to xbox

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Post by nobspangle » Wed Feb 25, 2004 8:09 am

are you editing the file as root
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Post by ShALLaX » Wed Feb 25, 2004 11:14 am

Home has special tools for this "newhost" and "newdomain". Try them out.
The original Xbox adaptation of Gentoo

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Post by Shmio » Fri Feb 27, 2004 8:25 pm

wow thats l33t

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