[CentOS] Changing hostname?
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Sat Sep 13 17:02:22 UTC 2008
> Exactly, I have often wondered upstream does it that way so that I always
> have to go fix the /etc/hosts file after every CentOS install.
> Since functionally, it is wrong.
indeed, having the hostname bound to the loopback interface seems to
break a bunch of our java stuff too. first thing we've always had to
do after a CentOS/RHEL install is change /etc/hosts, and put the
hostname on its own line with the static IP, or leave it out entirely.
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