[lug] Hostname, Knoppix, where does it come from?

Ed Moxley ed at moxleynet.com
Wed Jun 28 19:47:30 MDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-06-28 at 17:06, Bob Collins wrote:
> I decided to install a fresh version of SuSE 10.0. Everything went fine 
> except that this is what I get when I ping from another computer on my 
> local network.
> bob at matt:~> ping linux.local
> PING linux.local ( 56(84) bytes of data.
> 64 bytes from Knoppix ( icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.139 ms
> 64 bytes from Knoppix ( icmp_seq=5 ttl=64 time=0.167 ms

Do you really want the box to be called linux.local?  You might try
changing back to dhcp from the static config and changing the host name
to a single name like linuxwhatever (without the dot) and see if the
Knoppix name goes away.

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