Re: gnome startup and hostname
- From: Harry Putnam <reader newsguy com>
- To: gnome-list <gnome-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: gnome startup and hostname
- Date: 16 Feb 2001 18:23:38 -0800
jacob berkman <jacob ximian com> writes:
> On 16 Feb 2001 10:13:00 -0800, Harry Putnam wrote:
> > Running redhat 7.0 gnome/sawfish
> > gnome-core-1.2.1-33
> > sawfish-0.30.3-10
> > What is the reason that gnome needs a hostname to startx?
> > Can it be turned off without causing big problems?
> some of the corba stuff needs it to work well.
> if you put your hostname in /etc/hosts as an alias for localhost it will
> 127.0.0.1 ulysses localhost
Ahhh cool .. thanks. That eliminates the big pause
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