myname, mygate - default hostname and gateway
The myname and mygate files are read by netstart(8) at system startup
/etc/myname contains the symbolic name of the host machine.
should contain a single line specifying the fully qualified
(FQDN) of the system (e.g. host.example.com). The name must
either by matching a hostname specified in /etc/hosts
hosts(5)) or through DNS (see resolv.conf(5)). The hostname
is set via
the hostname(1) utility at boot time. See hostname(7) for a
of hostname resolution.
/etc/mygate contains the address of the gateway host, if it
gateway is added to the routing tables by the route(8) utility. If
/etc/mygate does not exist, no default gateway is added to
tables. The file should contain a single line specifying
the gateway address,
in dotted quad notation (e.g. 192.0.2.0).
/etc/mygate is processed
after all interfaces have been configured. It will
override any DHCP-supplied default route information.
Neither file may contain comments.
/etc/myname Default hostname.
/etc/mygate Default gateway address.
hostname(1), hosts(5), resolv.conf(5), hostname(7), netstart(8), route(8)
This manual page first appeared in OpenBSD 3.4.
OpenBSD 3.6 July 24, 2003
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