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Bug#220182: netcfg: Please re-order the TCP/IP configuration questions



On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 09:44:48AM +0100, Christian Perrier wrote:
> Package: netcfg
> Severity: wishlist
> Tags: d-i
> 
> The current order is not really natural :
> 
> I suggest using the following order:
> 
> -IP address
> -Netmask
> -Gateway
> -Machine name
> -Domain name
> -DNS servers

ip address, netmask, gw and dns (perhaps even domain?) can be obtained via dhcp, if
available, this leaves out only machine name thus:

-IP address
-Netmask [guessed from ip address]
-Gateway [guessed from previous answers]
-DNS servers
-Machine name
-Domain name

sounds sensible to me

regards,
filippo
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