freebsd4.8 + apache

Alfonso Romero ibac at
Mon May 19 22:47:02 PDT 2003

I had that same problem when installing apache 2. I read in some mail list
that the problem is solved by commenting out that line.

Also, I found out the problem was gone when I had a domain name registered.
You can register one for free at

Alfonso Romero
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Miller" <paul_m_nz at>
To: <freebsd-questions at>
Sent: Monday, May 19, 2003 9:56 PM
Subject: freebsd4.8 + apache

> I'm probably doing something silly but I cannot seem to get this working.
> Installed freebsd4.8 and apache1.3.  PC is located in LAN and gave PC host
> name.  Full domain name was therefore pcname.domain.*.* ....
> Within the LAN the PC is probably known as something else (this could be
> issue however).
> When I try to run httpd I get the following error :
> mod_unique_id: unable to gethostbyname("pcname.domain.*.*")
> Email archives have some assistance but it is in German.  Any assistance
> would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Paul
> Can you please cc the reply since I'm not subscribed under this e-mail
> address.
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