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Re: Install from Live CD has wrong host name



On 06/14/2009 06:51 PM, Bill Davidsen wrote:
> I have gotten into the habit of installing from Live CD, since I want to
> verify that my hardware is still supported by the current release. It
> seems that if you do that the following happens:
> - the install starts
> - the hostname screen appears with the correct hostname obtained from DHCP
> - the system is installed with hostname localhost localdomain instead
> - you get to hand edit entries in sysconfig and /etc/hosts to fix it
> 
> I haven't tried install from the install DVD yet, but on a virtual
> install it seems to offer the localhost name right away instead of using
> DHCP, then keeps the name you enter. Is this because I haven't changed
> the name? Would it work if I deleted the (corrent) name from DHCP and
> then manually typed in the same value?
> 
> Finally, is this for some reason the intended behavior, for some
> political correctness reason?

Probably should be a RFE against Anaconda

Rahul


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