Re: How to preseed install via pppoe (for A-DSL)?
On Wed, Dec 12, 2007 at 11:39:33PM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
First of all, I am very sorry for the big delay I have caused in this
topic. I was not aware of your mail and that you are waiting for a
response since I have not read this list for quite a while (I thought
consensus was found since the patch was attached to the bug tracker.)
> On Monday 10 December 2007, Josef Wolf wrote:
> > IMHO, the setting in /etc/resolv.conf is mostly for convenience. It
> > saves me some typing, that's all. In contrast, the setting in /etc/hosts
> > is more important since it is needed to make "hostname -d" and
> > "hostname -f" work.
> Right. I'd forgotten about hosts.
> Could you try the attached patch to the postinst? I've also attached the
> full file in case you can just copy it onto the system.
> This patch should make ppp-udeb generate the hosts file the same as netcfg
> does for systems with dynamic IP.
> Please try with both a set and an empty domain name.
Works great for me. I'd suggest one little change, though:
echo -e "127.0.0.1\tlocalhost.localdomain localhost" > /etc/hosts
echo -e "127.0.0.1\tlocalhost" > /etc/hosts
Thanks for your efforts and sorry for the delay!