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# 15  
Old 11-26-2007

Thankyou all

The problem is finally solved.

The analysis done above is absolutely correct. Hostname was hardcoded in .profile file.

I have replaced the string

SYSNAME=`uname -n | tr -s '[:lower:]' '[:upper:]'`


SYSNAME=`uname -n | tr '[:lower:]' '[:upper:]'`

# 16  
Old 12-01-2007
thanks for the soln....
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