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Re: [vox-tech] my computer has no name
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Re: [vox-tech] my computer has no name

On Sat, May 03, 2003 at 05:49:05PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> apache refuses to run.  using strace, i figured out it's because apache
> doesn't know my system's name (i wish it printed some kind of error
> msg instead of forcing me to use strace).
> using strace again on hostname led me to look at uname.
> using strace on uname led me to a system call named uname().
> looking at the man page for uname() led me to what i believe to be why
> apache isn't running on my system:
>    satan# cat /proc/sys/kernel/hostname
>    (none)
> this is kernel data.  does anybody know how the kernel discovers the
> hostname?

On debian:

# hostname.sh	Set hostname.
# Version:	@(#)hostname.sh  1.10  26-Feb-2001  miquels@cistron.nl

if [ -f /etc/hostname ]
	hostname --file /etc/hostname
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