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Re: Serving FQDNs with dnsmasq

On 11/26/11 5:33 PM, hans dinsen-hansen wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 11:09 PM, Julio Merino <> 
> wrote:
>> On 11/26/11 5:07 PM, hans dinsen-hansen wrote:
>>> I do not quite understand your problems. but perhaps this may help:
>>> Commands and output from this computer:
>>>         pluto:dino {102} cat /etc/dhclient.conf
>>>         pluto.home
>>>         interface "re0" {
>>>         send host-name "pluto";
>>>         }
>>>         pluto:dino {103} cat /etc/myname
>>>         pluto.home
>> What does the "hostname" command return in your machine?  It'll probably
>> say "pluto" by itself, not "pluto.home".
>       pluto:dino {104} hostname
>       pluto
> As copy-pasted from my terminal program

And that is exactly my problem.  I'd expect this to be 'pluto.home' and
'hostname -s' should return 'pluto'.  However, the system does not know
what your domain name is, so things like the "mydomain" setting in
postfix cannot be automatically deduced.  I'm sure this can cause
problems elsewhere.

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