On Fri, 5 Sep 2003, Rommel B. Ikeda wrote:

> Thanks very much for the reply, my apologies for not replying so soon....
>
> Actually, I posted my question on "host and hostname", because, I have been
> trying to find out if my Internet Settings is correct or not...I am having
> problems with cvsup for a very long long time now...
So ask questions about cvsup. I am no big programmer or anything
but I have been using cvsup for about three years now.

> I know that their is something wrong with our internet connection in our
> company...but, I do not think that the person in-charge of our Computer Room
> can help me...Unfortunately, Although we are an NGO, Nobody knows about
> FreeBSD yet in our Organization...
How do you know there is samething wrong?

Regards,

Uli.

> Rommel B. Ikeda
> OISCA-International
> http://www.oisca.org/
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ruben de Groot" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "Peter Ulrich Kruppa" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Cc: "Rommel B. Ikeda" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2003 5:59 PM
> Subject: Re: host and hostname
>
>
> > On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 10:07:12AM +0200, Peter Ulrich Kruppa typed:
> > > On Wed, 3 Sep 2003, Rommel B. Ikeda wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi...
> > > >
> > > > I am still a newbie...and practicing how to get use to FreeBSD and
> UNIX...
> > > >
> > > > I have a question:
> > > > Why is it when I invoke the command "host", this comes out "host not
> found,
> > > > try again".
> > > host selects information from the internet about registered
> > > domains, try
> > > # host freebsd.org
> > >
> > > > But if I invoke the "hostname" command it displays my hostname and
> Domain...
> > > hostname reads your local /etc/rc.conf file.
> >
> > Actually, it reads or sets sysctl kern.hostname
> >
> > > > Can someone point me to some information about it aside from the man
> > > > pages...
> >
> > What's wrong with the manpages? They are very clear on this subject.
> > If you want to get used to FreeBSD and Unix, get used to reading
> > manpages.
> >
> > Ruben
> >
> > > > Thank you,
> > > >
> > > > Rommel B. Ikeda
> > > >
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