Subject: Re: Ideas for more enhancements to /etc/netstart
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: Giles Lean <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/14/1997 08:43:29
On Sun, 13 Apr 1997 15:09:57 -0700 (PDT)  Curt Sampson wrote:

> This is a, but it can be done. Simply put DEFAULT in
> the variable, and also DEFAULT in /etc/myname.

> Keep in mind that this is supposed to be the fqdn, though.

Sure, tell most Sun sites that.

HP document running with hostname set to either the FQDN or just
the bare hostname.  I think we need to support both too.

I always advocate using the FQDN, but swapping from one to the
other tends to break things at established sites.