Bug#72246: boot-floppies: Using 2.2.16 (2.2r0) sets hostname to the short hostname, rather than fqdn
Jeff Sheinberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I recently did a clean install using boot floppies 2.2.16, ie,
> same as 2.2r0. When the network was being configured, I entered
> the hostname as `eden-hda7', and the domain as `my.local'.
> After I re-booted, and completed the install, I noticed that the
> hostname was incorrect. What is strange is that the hosts,
> mailname and resolv.conf files were setup correctly, while the
> hostname file was not.
But it looks ok to me. On my box, /etc/hostname is 'arroz', not my
Why do you think it should be the full FQDN?
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>