freebsd at secspace.de
Sat Jun 14 03:58:34 PDT 2003
> Now to my question (and the reason I feel stupid): I named my computer
> "al-djabr" first, but decided to change to "al-khwarizmi", in honour
> of the late, great arabic mathematician. My domain is
> "intra.arrhythmetic.net", so the hostname would be
> "al-khwarizmi.intra.arrhythmetic.net"...I put this in /etc/rc.conf, of
> course, and sure enough, the system seems to think it's named
> according to my rc.conf-wishes...
> When X starts, though, it complains that - and I quote -
> "Can't get own host name. Your system is severely misconfigured".
is the old name still in /etc/hosts?
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