Bug 18368 - linuxconf can't access /etc/hosts
Summary: linuxconf can't access /etc/hosts
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: linuxconf   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 2000-10-05 00:11 UTC by Asher Freese
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:47:46 UTC
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Description Asher Freese 2000-10-05 00:11:48 UTC
I upgraded to RH 7 a few days ago, and used linuxconf today.  somehow it
managed to erase the contents of /etc/hosts.  I tried putting entries in it
manually, and running linuxconf erased it again.  I've tried re-installing
the linuxconf rpm, and have rebooted several times.  Now the only hostname
I can give it that it recognizes is 'localhost'.  If I try to use any other
hostname, even if I enter that name in /etc/hosts as equivalent to
'localhost', anything that wants to find the hostname complains in a manner
similar to 'bad hostname'.

Comment 1 Brent Fox 2002-06-05 16:19:15 UTC
Closing because we don't ship linuxconf anymore

Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:47:46 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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