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Subject: [linux-help] Re: /etc/hosts addendum
From: Randy Reames <randy@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 9 Jun 2002 23:05:12 -0500
Reply-to: linux-help@xxxxxxxxx


depends on if you are behind a firewall/router and part of a subnet or just 
connect directly to your isp.

On Sun, 09 Jun 2002 23:06:35 -0500
Ivan Trail <itrail@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello,
> I get a message that OEMComputer's internet address cannot be found and 
> the suggestion that I add it to the /etc/hosts file.
> My questions:
> 1) how do I find the ip address of my machine?
> 2) if I need to assign one, how woudl I do so and which number should I 
> choose?
> I am also very open to a helpful hint on where to find the documentation 
> or FAQ's or HOWTO's on this one.
> Thanks,
> Ivan

Randy Reames    Debian GNU/Linux       randy@xxxxxxxxxx
Web Developer   Midwest Energy   rreames@xxxxxxxxxxxx
"He is able who thinks he is able." - Buddha (c. - 483 BC)
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