Ch 7 /etc/hosts
robert at the-playground.dk
Sat Nov 9 09:50:47 PST 2002
> I don't know what to do for the /etc/hosts file. The system has a NIC
> card connected to a cable modem, from which my ISP leases me an IP for
> an 8 or 12 hour period. The IP is pretty much static but might change
> at some point in the future. What do I put?
> There are no webservers or anything else running on this machine, just
> a cable modem for net access.
[robert at codemachine robert]$ cat /etc/hosts
127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost codemachine
127.0.0.1 points back to the 'lo' device so just put whatever you call your machine.
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