[maemo-users] hostname and domainname

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Fri Feb 29 12:43:41 EET 2008
On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 01:34:40PM -0800, Erik Hovland wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 04:10:41PM -0500, Jeffrey Mark Siskind wrote:
> > Is it possible to set the hostname and domainname? Will anything break?
> > What is the best way to do this? Modifying /etc/hosts and /etc/hostname or
> > using the hostname command?
> It is possible. The first thing I do after reflashing is type:
> hostname ehwaz
> echo 'ehwaz' >> /etc/hostname

Careful.  You want >, not >> here.  Also don't forget to modify
/etc/hosts, or you'll have problems.

(In my opinion setting a custom hostname on the tablet is a bit
pointless; however getting your LAN's internal DNS server to give it a
meaningful name is pointful.)

Marius Gedminas
If C gives you enough rope to hang yourself, C++ gives you enough rope to bind
and gag your neighborhood, rig the sails on a small ship, and still have enough
rope left over to hang yourself from the yardarm.
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