Subject: Re: Ideas for more enhancements to /etc/netstart
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/14/1997 08:56:31
Giles Lean writes:
> 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.

Enough already. I've changed it so that if $hostname != "", use it,
otherwise use /etc/myname.

Any other objections? (Besides someone wanting $defaultrouter as
opposed to $defaultroute, but that's a cosmetic thing)