/etc/hosts per 5.1.1

Archaic archaic at indy.rr.com
Tue Jun 15 06:26:26 PDT 2004

On Mon, Jun 14, 2004 at 11:37:58PM -0400, Anderson Lizardo wrote:
> IMHO, there is no reason to have two FQDNs pointing to the same loopback 
> device on a non-networked system.

Not non-networked. Just non-network card. That still leaves ppp. There
is nothing wrong with having a hostname other than localhost. Anyway,
thanks for the info.


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