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SubjectRe: uname: Linux ... "unknown"
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In message <Pine.LNX.4.02.9902021927510.20182-100000@neko.binary9.net>, 
"Nichol
as J. Leon" writes:
+-----
| And note that on Redhat boxes (5.1,5.2 at least) domainname is empty, and
| hostname contains the fully qualified name :-/
+--->8
Red Hat broke it up back when "domainname" (in user space) was the NIS
domain --- resulting in a lot of confusion when people tried to set the DNS
domain name with the NIS domainname command. Presumably they'll need to
rearrange things again to make it all fit with a kernel that "knows" about
DNS domain names.

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brandon s. allbery [os/2][linux][solaris][japh] allbery@kf8nh.apk.net
system administrator [WAY too many hats] allbery@ece.cmu.edu
carnegie mellon / electrical and computer engineering KF8NH
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