Hostname not found

Jan Stifter j.stifter at medres.ch
Mon Oct 1 05:18:33 PDT 2001


On Mon, 01 Oct 2001 13:37:23 +0200, Øyvind Repvik <mlists at netcom.no>
wrote:

>At 13:20 01.10.2001 +0200, you wrote:
>>On Mon, 01 Oct 2001 13:16:28 +0200, Øyvind Repvik <mlists at netcom.no>
>>wrote:
>>
>> >At 13:07 01.10.2001 +0200, you wrote:
>> >>hello,
>> >>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
>> >>related.
>> >>
>> >>Any hints?
>> >>Jan
>> >
>> >Try editing /etc/resolv.conf
>> >Put in two lines (if there are none)
>> >
>> >127.0.0.0 <tab> localhost <tab> localhost
>> ><your ip> <tab> hostname.domain <tab> hostname
>> >
>>
>>has this really to be in /etc/resolv.conf? not in /etc/hosts ?
>>jan
>WHOA! I'm tired! I should go to bed :)
>Yeah, in /etc/hosts

I already have this in /etc/hosts, still the same error message... :-(

jan


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