Re: dhcp evils
From: Michael Hennebry (hennebry_at_web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu)
Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2005 12:44:24 -0500 (CDT) To: For users of Fedora Core releases <email@example.com>
On Sun, 17 Apr 2005, Craig White wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-04-17 at 12:08 -0500, Michael Hennebry wrote:
> > /etc/hosts contains only
> > # Do not remove the following line, or various programs
> > # that require network functionality will fail.
> > 127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost
> > I that infer my machine has not been getting its hostname through DNS.
> > Is there a way to ask the system where it did get the hostname?
> cat /etc/sysconfig/network
That gives me
which to me is not informative.
> you can edit there if you wish - probably have to '/sbin/service network
> restart' to get it to take though.
> My guess is that you named this machine when you did the original
Assuming I did so (it was orange and it tasted like orange juice),
where would that information be stored?
> the 'nslookup 188.8.131.52' provides resolution based upon reverse dns
> for the ip range which obviously is provided by your provider,
> cableone.net and is typical for residential dhcp clients on public ip
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