On Mon, 01 Jul 2002 05:44:34 -0500, Noh Way Jose claimed:
> Thanks SM,
> I'd mucked around with the domain, adding 'uc' ie 'atlantic.uc'.
> Removing the 'uc' domain suffix seemed to do the trick, after a reboot.
> Now it's just 'atlantic'.
> BTW. Any clue why trying to use Konqueror (the only method I've tried,
> so far) to browse the network, returns:
> "Could not connect to host localhost" ? My /etc/hosts file contains
> "127.0.0.1 localhost localhost"
The entry looks weird:
127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost
That's mine. Not sure about that quote on the second entry of yours, but
I'd bet that has something to do with it. And the full host/domain should
KDE is touchy, very touchy, about some of the things it runs unless it
finds that or another hostname that it's satisfied with. Some things may
continue working, but most just die right away. I remember konqueror as
being one of the more sensitive (I don't use KDE, just some apps, so I'm
basing a lot of memory).
> Or should I post this as a new item?
>> On Sun, 30 Jun 2002 15:12:18 -0500, Noh Way Jose claimed:
>> > I recently went on holiday. ........Yes thanks, I had a lovely time.
> When I
>> > got back I turned on my machine ( Mandrake 8.1 IBM 300GL 450MHz
>> > 160ish
>> > 20G). Obviously I did something to it before I left, cos it took ages
>> > to start, (esp httpd) and failed to start proftpd & squid.
>> > Having started and logged in as me or root, if I open Konqueror, for
>> > example, it can take up to 5min to open. A few apps open normally ,
>> > Mandrake Control Center but most take ages. I've looked at the
>> > processes running and the cache and drives seem to not be overloaded
>> > (I may be
>> > Once they're running, all the applications run at normal speed.
>> > The main thing I've done recently is try to add a mysql database and
>> > user and delete another mysql user (the latter not very
>> > successfully).
>> > Trouble is, I'm a bit of a Linux novice and have NO IDEA where to
>> > start looking.
>> > I keep having to reinstall instead of learning how to resolve
>> > problems, mainly because the only help I can get assumes I'm expert.
>> > So, if you're feeling extra helpful..........please spell it out in
>> > easy words? ;-)
>> > Cheers
>> > Greg
>> Does your hostname look alright (echo $HOSTNAME)? That sounds
>> indicative of loosing it (daemons such as squid get very, very cranky
>> when the hostname is missing). Also (this may be poor memory) it seems
>> in my gray matter that there was a problem with some KDE processes when
>> the hostname was hosed.
>> Have you upgraded KDE recently? Particularly, did you do it and not
>> reboot since, and the behavior you're describing happened at the first
>> boot since the upgrade? I've head of that happening with KDE and
>> upgrades not working out quite right.
>> That's all of the ideas I have for the time being. I'll mull it over
>> some more.
>> There are 3 kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and Microsoft's
The box said Windows XP or better. So I installed linux.