Bug#983835: base-installer: hostname= is ignored if reverse-dns exists
On 3/2/21 1:58 AM, Holger Wansing wrote:
Am 2. März 2021 09:52:06 MEZ schrieb Cyril Brulebois <email@example.com>:
The preseed doc suggests the former is behind the (bare) hostname
alias. Try setting the latter?
Yes, the installation-guide under
even explicitly states this, indeed:
# If you want to force a hostname, regardless of what either the DHCP # server returns or what the reverse DNS entry for the IP is, uncomment # and adjust the following line. #d-i netcfg/hostname string somehost
Thanks for pointing that out! Don't know how I missed that.
However, that requires a per-host preseed, where as with kernel command
line I can have the same preseed for all my hosts (or at least all hosts
in a certain category) and simply just pass in a hostname in the
tftpseed (which has to be host specific anyway and for me is already
generated by my provisioning system).
So perhaps it would be useful to have a like netcfg/hostname_priority
flag where one can choose a priority order?
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