Why?Quote:> This actually worked. I did this and found "www.ohmster.com" on my webmin
> screen. I put it back the way it was though because...
This is as expected. It is the hostname in the prompt. You can change theQuote:
> ...changine my host name from "ohmster" to "www.ohmster.com" gave me a
> funky console prompt of:
prompt however you want.
> Didn't much care for that. Also this may cause samba problems as I have a
> few directories shared out to the XP machines. Having weird dot or space
> names for host names generally gives problems with networking (I think.).
> My machine name used to be "ohmster.com" and I constantly had networking
> problems as my XP machine was named "ohmster". The windows networking
> was horribly erratic and one day windows just *ed about two machines
> having the same name during a boot, so I named the linux machine "ohmster"
> and the XP machine "missy". Problems solved.
the protocols involved.
Yes and no. You can also have hostname aliases. Consider this, in yourQuote:
> Also I really think that a *nix machine is supposed to have a single name
> such as "bob", "ohmster", "mary", "router", or whatever because if the
> domain is ohmster.com, then the machine, named ohmster, would then be
> ohmster.ohmster.com. Same as if machine were named mary, then it would be
> mary.ohmster.com, or at least this is the way that I think is is supposed
> to be.
192.168.0.20 www www.ohmster.com
192.168.0.20 ohmster ohmster.ohmster.com
Webmin is designed to pick up the hostname otherwise you will have to hackQuote:
> I did add an leave DOMAINNAME=OHMSTER.COM in /etc/sysconfig/network
> Seems like a machine should know what domain it belongs to but, alas, we
> are back to "Version 1.090 on localhost.localdomain (Redhat Linux 8.0)" on
> the webmin screen.
the code per my original suggestion.
Based on your original request, you were already there.Quote:
> Appreciate the help. Are we getting closer? <g>