Reply to: Re: talk: annot assign request

02 Nov 96 02:33:03 EST


>> Look into /etc/hosts.
>> If there's a line in there which refers to the machine's own hostname,
that could be

Very close, the machines effected had al had their IPaddresses/names modified
by editing the /etc/sysconf files <RedHat3.0.3>

Uhmm oops.... I forgot to change/edit /etc/hosts to match changes

Actually machine that became critical had been modified by customer but i was
miss diagnosing it :-)

ps: clearing /etc/hosts caused talk to just hang weird!

anyhow setting /etc/hosts to match the sys config scripts fixed it.
thanks for your help

E-mail from: Patrick Main, 02-Nov-1996