On Thu, Oct 06, 2005 at 05:02:55PM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote: > Or am I getting confused and d-i uses localhost.localdomain as the default > hostname, and say, if I had told it that my machine is named "twerk", domain > "foo.bar" I would get a > 127.0.0.1 twerk.foo.bar twerk localhost > entry in /etc/hosts? > That would explain a lot... but still make such a "fix" quite a bad idea. There was certainly a problem at one point where attempting to cannoicalise the hostname of a freshly installed system would result in a localhost address. That was fixed prior to the sarge release and IIRC the localhost.localdomain thing was already there before this was fixed, though I've not checked. -- "You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."
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