My unqualified host name

perryh at perryh at
Fri Sep 26 07:42:05 UTC 2008

> If you look for "My unqualified host name" "unknown; sleeping for
> retry" you will get a lot of possible answers; some suggesting to
> add your unqualified host name in /etc/hosts.

That line is already in /etc/hosts, both with and without a trailing
period.  I still get the ~3 messages about a minute apart during boot.

The first 4 lines of /etc/hosts look like:

::1                    localhost              localhost         foo         foo.

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