what "Hostname" for FC2 install?

Marcus Brubaker marcus.brubaker-H217xnMUJC0sA/PxXw9srA at public.gmane.org
Tue Jul 6 03:41:52 UTC 2004

On Mon, 2004-07-05 at 22:42, Chris Aitken wrote:
> Chris Aitken wrote:
> > <snip>
> > Based on that hosts file (if it is not too wierd), what would a good 
> > choice be for what FC2 is calling "Hostname" computer? I wanted what I 
> > *thought* was called "Hostname" to be "p733". The network 
> > configuration of the second PC does work because I've moved files 
> > across the network to it via scp -r. 
> To further confuse, the FC installer margin notes use "fqhn" (sic) and 
> "hostname" interchangeably. I thought that hostname + domain name = 
> fqdn. Is redhat making up their own terminology?

Not really, they're, just being a bit sloppy with dumbing down the
terminology.  fghn is either a typo (likely) or someone decided "fully
qualified host name" was better (possible, but not as likely).

Marcus Brubaker <marcus.brubaker-H217xnMUJC0sA/PxXw9srA at public.gmane.org>

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