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Bug #7411

hostname(1) manual page should talk about persistence

Added by Robert Mustacchi almost 3 years ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
Normal
Category:
manpage - manual pages
Start date:
2016-09-27
Due date:
% Done:

100%

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Difficulty:
Bite-size
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Description

The hostname command says it sets the system hostname. It doens't make it clear that this is only being done on the currently running kernel and will be lost on a reboot. It should point users to the /etc/nodename file.

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