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Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Mar 4 13:31:57 PST 2002

On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 12:34:54PM -0800, Jim Gifford wrote:
> How did you get around the hostname problem. The problem where it changes
> the host name to -f???

If your hostname is set to -f it means that you didn't install net-tools
properly and you still have the hostname program from the sh-utils package
which doens't understand the -f option (so instead of parsing the -f option
it'll just set the hostname to -f).
Gerard Beekmans

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