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Bug#516806: Should replicate gateway check from netcfg

Package: oldsys-preseed
Severity: wishlist

Michael Hahn reported that the installer didn't boot because netcfg
showed a "Unreachable gateway" error message.  oldsys-preseed should
implement a similar check and use DHCP if the network configuration is

----- Forwarded message from Michael Hahn <mhahn74@*> -----

    ³                         Unreachable gateway                          ³
    ³ The gateway address you entered is unreachable.                      ³
    ³                                                                      ³
    ³ You may have made an error entering your IP address, netmask and/or  ³
    ³ gateway.                                                             ³
    ³                                                                      ³
    ³                              <Continue>                              ³
    ³                                                                      ³

  GNU nano 2.0.7             File: preseed.cfg

d-i lowmem/low note
d-i netcfg/get_hostname string debian
d-i netcfg/get_domain string example.org
d-i network-console/password password install
d-i network-console/password-again password install
d-i partconf/already-mounted boolean false
d-i netcfg/choose_interface select eth0
d-i netcfg/get_ipaddress string
d-i netcfg/get_netmask string
d-i netcfg/get_gateway string
d-i netcfg/get_nameservers string
d-i netcfg/confirm_static boolean true
d-i netcfg/disable_dhcp boolean true
d-i netcfg/get_hostname string lamp
d-i netcfg/get_domain string blueMotion.org

----- End forwarded message -----

Martin Michlmayr

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