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Bug#236533: marked as done (Please configure dhclient to "send host-name <hostname>")

Your message dated Sun, 14 May 2017 09:48:00 +0000
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and subject line Closing bug report
has caused the Debian Bug report #236533,
regarding Please configure dhclient to "send host-name <hostname>"
to be marked as done.

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Package: installation-reports


Debian-installer-version: sarge-i386-netinst.iso (02-Mar-2004)
from http://gluck.debian.org/cdimage/testing/daily/i386/current/
uname -a: Linux sauron 2.4.24-1-386 #1 Wed Feb 18 19:44:56 EST 2004 i686 GNU/Linux
Date: March 3 2004
Method: Boot from Debian Installer CD (in hdc); normal installation

Machine: NEC Direction
Processor: Pentium III (Coppermine)
Memory: 256 MB
Root Device: I installed a spare IDE disk as hdb and used that for install

Root Size/partition table:  
hda: QUANTUM FIREBALLlct10 20 (unused for this install)
hdb: Maxtor 90430D3
hdc: Hewlett-Packard CD-Writer Plus 8100

Disk /dev/hdb: 4311 MB, 4311982080 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 524 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

   Device Boot  Start  End   Blocks   Id  System      Mounted as
/dev/hdb1           1  135  1084356    b  W95 FAT32
/dev/hdb2         136  524  3124642+   5  Extended
/dev/hdb5         136  176   329301    6  FAT16
/dev/hdb6         177  480  2441848+  83  Linux       /     (ext3)
/dev/hdb7         481  500   160618+  83  Linux       /home (ext3)
/dev/hdb8         501  524   192748+  82  Linux swap  swap

Output of lspci:
00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C693A/694x [Apollo PRO133x] (rev c4)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C598/694x [Apollo MVP3/Pro133x AGP]
00:07.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C686 [Apollo Super South] (rev 22)
00:07.1 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT8233/A/C/VT8235 PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 10)
00:07.2 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB (rev 10)
00:07.3 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB (rev 10)
00:07.4 SMBus: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C686 [Apollo Super ACPI] (rev 30)
00:0e.0 Network controller: Eicon Technology Corporation Diva 2.01 S/T PCI (rev 01)
00:0f.0 Ethernet controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6102 [Rhine-II] (rev 43)
00:11.0 Multimedia audio controller: Creative Labs SB Live! EMU10k1 (rev 07)
00:11.1 Input device controller: Creative Labs SB Live! MIDI/Game Port (rev 07)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Rage 128 RF/SG AGP

Base System Installation Checklist:

Initial boot worked:    [O]
Configure network HW:   [O]
Config network:         [E]
Detect CD:              [O]
Load installer modules: [O]
Detect hard drives:     [O]
Partition hard drives:  [O]
Create file systems:    [O]
Mount partitions:       [O]
Install base system:    [O]
Install boot loader:    [O]
Reboot:                 [O]
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it

My DHCP server is set up to dynamically add new clients to my DNS server.
For this to work it needs the hostname of the new client.

Please consider adding the following line to /etc/dhclient.conf
    send host-name "<hostname>";
during network confirguration.

Only after adding this line and '/etc/init.d/networking restart' can I
ping the client using the FQDN.

My DHCP and primary DNS server is a Woody box:
dhcp3-server   3.0+3.0.1rc9-2.2   DHCP server for automatic IP address assignment
dhcp3-common   3.0+3.0.1rc9-2.2   Common files used by all the dhcp3* packages.
bind9          9.2.1-2.woody.1    Internet Domain Name Server
The DHCP server uses the 'interim' ddns update style.


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I'm closing this bug, since it was tagged "wontfix" for some years
without answer. If you have new reasons to point out this problem,
please feel free to re-open it or ask me to do it.

Thanks for your contribution!

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