[visit-developers] Crash on Mac ... hoping for pity from a network expert

Meredith, Jeremy S. jsmeredith at ornl.gov
Fri Oct 17 10:24:58 EDT 2008


Can you "sudo su" into root, or "sudo bash", or something like that as a
workaround?

--
Jeremy Meredith
Oak Ridge National Laboratory


> -----Original Message-----
> From: visit-developers-bounces at email.ornl.gov
[mailto:visit-developers-
> bounces at email.ornl.gov] On Behalf Of Hank Childs
> Sent: Friday, October 17, 2008 10:23 AM
> To: visit-developers at ornl.gov
> Subject: Re: [visit-developers] Crash on Mac ... hoping for pity from
a
> network expert
> 
> 
> Good suggestion.  Interestingly, my laptop won't let me do it:
> 
> (captive-wireless-250-136) childs3 % sudo hostname localhost
> Password:
> Sorry, user childs3 is not allowed to execute '/bin/hostname
localhost'
> as root on captive-wireless-250-136.ncsa.uiuc.edu.
> 
> -Hank
> 
> 
> --- On Fri, 10/17/08, Sean Ahern <ahern at ornl.gov> wrote:
> 
> > From: Sean Ahern <ahern at ornl.gov>
> > Subject: Re: [visit-developers] Crash on Mac ... hoping for pity
from
> a network expert
> > To: hankchilds at yahoo.com
> > Cc: visit-developers at ornl.gov
> > Date: Friday, October 17, 2008, 7:11 AM
> > Hank Childs wrote:
> > > Any ideas out there?
> >
> > Not that this is a solution, but what happens if you try:
> >
> >      sudo hostname localhost
> >
> > Change your host name to "localhost" and try
> > again.  I often find that
> > fixes a lot of laptop roaming issues.
> >
> > -Sean
> >
> > __
> > Sean Ahern
> > Oak Ridge National Laboratory
> > AIM: ornlsean
> > 865-241-3748
> 
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