[MythDora] New video4linux packages
mgpalmer at gmail.com
Mon Apr 23 17:10:55 CEST 2007
Indeed; on the windows boxes I've seen, "127.0.0.1 localhost" is the
only defined entry in the default hosts file
(C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\ on my home system).
At 09:20 AM 4/23/2007, you wrote:
>Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2007 09:20:13 -0400
>From: Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com>
>Subject: Re: [MythDora] New video4linux packages
>To: Discussion about MythDora <mythdora at atrpms.net>
>Message-ID: <200704230920.13995.jarod at wilsonet.com>
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> > P.S. One thing that bothered me about the earlier MythDora releases is a
> > nagging feeling that 'localhost' is a reserved name in Windows networks,
> > not to be used as an actual host name within a network. Does that ring
> > any bells at all or is it just a figment of my imagination?
>Well, localhost is typically reserved on all hosts, solely for
>pointing at the
>local host's loopback address, 127.0.0.1. Its set up by default on every
>Linux box and has been for some time. We don't do anything special to it, so
>I think there's nothing to worry about there.
>jarod at wilsonet.com
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