On Sat, Oct 11, 2003 at 03:45:14PM -0500, Charles Howse wrote: > Hi, > I recently changed the hostname of one of my machines in /etc/rc.conf. > Now my uname -v output is still showing the old name. > I've run uname -a here so you can see the complete output, the -v stuff > comes after the '#0:' > Will this change with a rebuild? > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] ~]# uname -a > FreeBSD larry.howse.homeunix.net 4.8-RELEASE-p13 FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE-p13 > #0: Wed Oct 8 09:38:04 CDT 2003 > [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/CUSTOM i386
The hostname displayed by 'uname -v' is not the name of the host the kernel is running on. It is the name of the host the kernel was built on. A rebuild will indeed change the hostname displayed by 'uname -v'. -- <Insert your favourite quote here.> Erik Trulsson [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"