On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 8:14 AM, Daniel Underwood <djuatde...@gmail.com>wrote:
> Every time I log in to xfce, it throws a warning that it cannot lookup > "bsdbox" (which is my hostname as defined in rc.conf). The warning > dialog suggests altering /etc/hosts to fix the problem. In fact, it's > not a "problem" because my WAN connectivity is fine, but I still want > to resolve this. > > In /etc/hosts there are two lines containing: > > localhost localhost.my.domain > > Since I'm connecting to the Internet through a dynamic-IP ISP without > a reserved domain name, I have nothing with which to replace > "my.domain". > > What should I do to resolve this issue? In a situation like this > (note: I am behind a home router), is there actually anything I can > replace "my.domain" with? > > Pardon my very limited understanding of networking concepts :) > > Thanks, > Daniel > _______________________________________________ > <firstname.lastname@example.org> Try adding the following line to /etc/hosts: 127.0.0.1 bsdbox bsdbox.my.domain Do not delete the localhost lines. Andrew _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"