Hostname not found

Jan Stifter j.stifter at
Mon Oct 1 04:20:52 PDT 2001

On Mon, 01 Oct 2001 13:16:28 +0200, Øyvind Repvik <mlists at>

>At 13:07 01.10.2001 +0200, you wrote:
>>whenever I start X, the system prints "Hostname lookup error" or
>>something like this (I am writing this from my brain).
>>My .xinitrc has only one line (startkde). This problem also occurs
>>with blackbox, so I assume, it is X related and not windowmanager
>>Any hints?
>Try editing /etc/resolv.conf
>Put in two lines (if there are none)
> <tab> localhost <tab> localhost
><your ip> <tab> hostname.domain <tab> hostname

has this really to be in /etc/resolv.conf? not in /etc/hosts ?

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