Log in as root and be in the root directory.
uname -n at the command prompt. If the resulting output
empty then no node name is currently set.
Procedure to set node name:
1. Be logged in as root and be in the root ("/") directory.
Make a copy of the xenix kernel for safekeeping.
cp /xenix /xenix.backup
at the root prompt.
3. Using the right arrow key, highlight "System" and hit enter.
Then highlight "Configure" and hit enter. Now highlight
"Kernel" and hit enter.
4. The parameter category we are reconfiguring is "System Name".
The number "10" should correspond to "System Name" in the list
of options. Choose "10".
5. Enter a node name of your choice and hit enter.
6. Choose "q" to quit.
7. Choose "y" to update the system configuration files with your
8. There will be information about relinking the kernel; ignore
it for the time being and hit enter.
9. Hit the escape key until the administration shell gives you an
option to "Quit". Highlight "Quit", hit enter, then highlight
"Yes" to leave the shell and hit enter.
10. At root prompt, type:
cd /usr/sys/conf and hit enter. Then type
./link_xenix and hit enter (this will relink kernel)
11. When you get root prompt back, type:
./hdinstall and hit enter
(This command installs new xenix kernel)
12. Shut down and reboot. This will activate the new kernel.
Then run the BackupEDGE registration program and the new
system name should be reflected in the "system name" field.