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    SubjectRe: uname: Linux ... "unknown"
    The unknown refers to the CPU type; not NIS domainname.

    On Tue, 2 Feb 1999, B. James Phillippe wrote:

    > Hello,
    >
    > Does anyone know why uname always returns "unknown" for the (yp)domainname?
    > Every Linux system that I have ever built or booted seems to provide all
    > the information except the domainname, regardless of whether it is or isn't
    > set. For example:
    >
    > % ypdomainname ;uname -a
    > main
    > Linux terror 2.0.33 #6 Tue Aug 25 16:55:08 PDT 1998 i586 unknown
    > %
    >
    > % ypdomainname ;uname -a
    >
    > Linux earth 2.2.0-final #15 Thu Jan 21 09:57:07 PST 1999 alpha unknown
    > %
    >
    > I've tried with the latest sh-utils I could find, but perhaps I have done
    > something wrong? Or, is this a kernel issue?
    >
    > thanks,
    > -bp
    > --
    > B. James Phillippe . bryan@terran.org
    > Linux Engineer/Admin . http://www.terran.org/~bryan
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