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Bug#511683: Latest auto-install does not respect DHCP preseeding

On Tuesday 13 January 2009, Jonathan Quick wrote:
> While playing with the DHCP preseeding method for the installer in
> 'auto' mode, I discovered that the 20090112-20:05 daily i386 netboot
> image now asks for a preseed/url despite it being specified by the DHCP
> server - presumeably the check for a preseed/url or preseed/file is
> done too early ie. before the value is filled in from the DHCP server
> response .  In contrast, the lenny RC1 installer picks up the DHCP
> specified preseed file as expected.

I think your analysis is correct. This looks like a regression introduced 
in auto-install (1.4), which just does not allow for the fact that the 
URL can also be set using DHCP.

Phil: please take a look ASAP!
This really should be fixed before RC2, possibly by reverting the change.


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