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

On Fri, January 16, 2009 6:57 pm, Frans Pop wrote:
> 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
> 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.

I mentioned this to Bubulle, since it wasn't displayed as being 'wanted
for RC2' in the LennyRC2Prep wiki page, and he removed the corresponding
item in the ReleaseAnnouncement.  I believe the intention was just not to
transition auto-install 1.3 and stick with 1.2 - but the lenny branch
currently doesn't reflect that.


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