Bug 16569 - trn fails to start due to missing /etc/HOSTNAME
trn fails to start due to missing /etc/HOSTNAME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: trn (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2000-08-19 01:22 EDT by Adrian Likins
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:15 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-19 01:22:20 EDT
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Description Adrian Likins 2000-08-19 01:22:17 EDT
hey guess what? Something actually uses the
almost useless /etc/HOSTNAME link!

on trying to start `trn` it dies with the 
error messages:

Warning: Couldn't open /etc/HOSTNAME to determine hostname!

Caught an internal error--.newsrc restored
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2000-08-19 12:09:57 EDT
Fixed in trn-3.6-25.

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