[lug] Mounting Win partitions / Renaming localhost?

j davis davis_compz at hotmail.com
Sat Sep 28 10:33:07 MDT 2002

>I have two questions:
>1.  I'd like to mount two of my Windows partitions under Red Hat 7.3, but 
>'df' only shows mounted partitions, and 'cat /proc/partitions' only shows 
>how many there are, not what file systems they use.  I have hda1 through 
>hda8.  How do I figure out which ones are my Windows partitions?

issue the command "mount" this will tell you all the mounted
file systems
>2.  Both my computers are named localhost.localdomain.  I'd rather give 
>each one a unique name, such as billybob.westvirginia and 
>suebob.westvirginia.  I read the manpages on how to do the renaming, but 
>when I actually renamed them, other programs started giving me all sorts of 
>errors.  Can I only change the name during installation of Linux, or is 
>there some other step I missed?

goto /etc/sysconfig change the file network
also check out /etc/hosts


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