Hostname not found

Ian Molton imolton at clara.net
Mon Oct 1 06:27:31 PDT 2001


On stardate Mon, 01 Oct 2001 14:55:14 +0200
Jan began the full scale invasion of earth with the following words:

> On Mon, 1 Oct 2001 13:38:02 +0100, Ian Molton <imolton at clara.net>
> wrote:
> 
> >On stardate Mon, 01 Oct 2001 14:18:33 +0200
> >Jan began the full scale invasion of earth with the following words:
> >
> >> I already have this in /etc/hosts, still the same error message... :-(
> >
> >If you are on a dynamic IP, simply set 127.0.0.1 as <hostname> as well
> as
> >loopback / localhost
> 
> so, my /etc/hosts would look like
> 127.0.0.1 <TAB> localhost <TAB> localhost,<hostname>

not quite - heres mine, for example:

127.0.0.1 mnementh localhost
192.168.1.3 polenth
192.168.1.241 draco
192.168.1.242 wirenth
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