[OpenAFS] Re: How to remove a bogus (127.0.1.1) server entry
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 15:37:30 -0500
On Tue, 2013-12-10 at 10:15 -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Coy Hile <Coy.Hile@COYHILE.COM> writes:
> > On 12/10/13, 4:10 AM, "Harald Barth" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >>>> $ more hosts
> >>>> 127.0.0.1 localhost
> >>>> 127.0.1.1 peter.cae.uwm.edu peter
> >>> I know various Linux distributions do
> >>> this by default, ...
> > Somewhat off-topic, but am I the only one who thinks that
> > Linux distributions doing this is utterly brain-dead?
> No. I always argue vigorously against doing this sort of nonsense in
Yeah, this sort of thing is pretty terrible. I understand why people
want to do it, but it breaks things pretty badly. Fixing this has been
part of our standard (automated) OS install process for over a decade.