Setting hostname probs...and .bashrc question...
leighgardiner at hotmail.com
Wed Jan 8 21:52:59 PST 2003
I'm using BSD style init scripts btw.
In the hint it says to type these two lines:
/bin/hostname `cat /etc/HOSTNAME |cut -d . -f1`
/bin/domainname `cat /etc/HOSTNAME |cut -d . -f2-`
which I've done...but that just sets my hostname as cat /etc/HOSTNAME |cut
-d . -f1
which is not, obviously, what i'm after...the /etc/HOSTNAME file contains:
and the question about .bashrc:
if i create a .bashrc file in roots homedir, and i place in it:
alias ls='ls --color', for some reason does not get executed... .bashrc
doesn't get touched...yet if i create a .profile file in roots homedir, and
place the above line it, it gets executed...just wondering why..
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