[CentOS] Re: quick question on machine name

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Thu Jul 19 18:04:31 UTC 2007

Jerry Geis spake the following on 7/19/2007 10:47 AM:
> I have a box I just installed centos 4.5 on.
> The name of the machine in /etc/hosts is TomSlick.xyz.com TomSlick (for
> example).
> the name of the machine in /etc/sysconfig/network HOSTNAME=TomSlick.xyz.com
> Note both are upper case:
> Yet when I login as root the prompt is showing me tomslick in lower case
> not a combo upper lower.
> I have grepped /etc and below for tomslick and cannot find why this
> machine name is not a
> combo of upper and lower case.
> I have never ran into this before. Where is this???
> THanks,
> Jerry
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