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. Cheers, FJP
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