[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Re: gethostbyname() ?? Unable to become root

From: Zoran Kolic zkolic at sbb.co.yu
Date: Wed Jan 3 16:47:46 EET 2007
> When I try to become root in an xterminal (sudo su -, or sudo gainroot) it 
> often fails and I end up with this error message.
> "unable to lookup Nokia770-39 via gethostbyname()"

I suspect you have changed hosts file.
For the very first line it should be new_box_name localhost
This new name should match hostname file.


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