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From: Rich Freeman <rich0@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev <gentoo-dev@l.g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: rfc: /etc/hostname on gentoo
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:42:39
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: rfc: /etc/hostname on gentoo by Mike Gilbert
1 On Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 8:50 AM, Mike Gilbert <floppym@g.o> wrote:
2 >
3 > I never said /etc/hostname was necessary for operation of systemd.
4 >
5 > It *is* the way that normal people set their hostname for a system
6 > that doesn't get configured via DHCP or some dynamic method.
7 >
9 Correct, this is the way to set a STATIC hostname. This is probably
10 how most people set their hostnames for hand-built machines. If
11 you're running a cluster or using orchestration/etc then there are
12 better ways to do it. However, you're not really following the Gentoo
13 handbook in these sorts of cases.
15 --
16 Rich