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Re: preseeding: making a question "critical"

Quoting Neale Banks (neale@lowendale.com.au):
> Hi,
> I've been customising Debian installation with preseeding using a preseed
> file on the Netinst CD, which is mostly working out OK.
> However, one point eludes me - getting a question to be "always" asked,
> regardless of its priority.
> Specifically, the hostname is set via DHCP but we'd like the installing
> person to override that - i.e. the hostname question should always be
> asked.  But, it doesn't get asked, presumably because the question's not
> of "critical" priority.
> Setting "d-i netcfg/get_hostname seen false" hasn't helped (presumably
> because of the priority issue).

You need to change the netcfg package code for this. The priority of
debconf questions is set when they are called from either a program or
a package's maintainer script.

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