Changing Hostname = Reboot machine?

Jonathan Chen jonc at
Fri Oct 13 12:26:59 PDT 2006

On Fri, Oct 13, 2006 at 04:40:45PM +0800, David Schulz wrote:
> Hi,
> i wasnt asking how to change the hostname, but if there are any  
> things i should be aware of or have to do if changing the hostname.

You don't normally have to reboot. Have a look at /etc/rc.d/hostname.

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