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Re: Problems preseeding static ip with netcfg

On Fri, Dec 24, 2004 at 05:46:08PM +0300, mlt@iab.ac.ru wrote:
> Hello.
> I have tried to preseed netcfg with static ip configuration
> while installing from cdrom with daily build of d-i with 2.6 kernel.

(CDROM and preseeding is strange combination to me)
How did you provide the preseed information?

> An excerpt from my preseed file:
> d-i     anna/choose_modules     multiselect     baseconfig-udeb: Run base-config from within debian-installer, netcfg-static: Configure a static network

(strange syntax to me)
What are you doing there?

> d-i        netcfg/use_dhcp        string false
> d-i     netcfg/dhcp_options     select  Configure network manually
> d-i        netcfg/choose_interface select auto
> d-i        netcfg/disable_dhcp        boolean true
> d-i        netcfg/get_nameservers        string
> d-i        netcfg/get_ipaddress        string
> d-i        netcfg/get_netmask        string
> d-i        netcfg/get_gateway        string
> While running d-i with any debconf/priority, I get "Malformed IP address" error. When I try to comment
> # d-i        netcfg/get_gateway        string
> I see the default answer about my gateway is "192.168.1." . That is last digits are lost! I have tried rc2 and nightly builds of d-i. udebs I get from unstable. What am I doing wrong ?

Geert Stappers

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