Bug 439309

Summary: hostname ends up as localhost, despite dns resolution
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Dave Jones <davej>
Component: anacondaAssignee: David Cantrell <dcantrell>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Dave Jones 2008-03-27 19:49:08 EDT
anaconda picked up the hostname of the machine I was installing from DNS. I
changed the setting from 'manual' to 'obtain from DNS', and when I rebooted the
installed system, the hostname ended up as 'localhost.localdomain'.
Comment 1 Jesse Keating 2008-04-03 15:42:20 EDT
So when I fill in the host name manually I keep that hostname upon reboot. Maybe
this is only when you're autofilled for the hostname via dhcp.  I'll try that
mode next.
Comment 2 Jesse Keating 2008-04-08 13:57:57 EDT
I've verified with multiple installs.  This no longer happens, the host name
gotten from dhcp during install remains the hostname upon boot, listed in
/etc/hosts.
Comment 3 Rex Dieter 2008-04-08 14:35:02 EDT
weird, I just updated a f9 box here, rebooted, hostname was still localhost.
Comment 4 Rex Dieter 2008-04-08 14:46:45 EDT
fwiw, /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/efcfg-eth0 contained
DHCP_HOSTNAME=foo
correctly, but actual hostname wasn't set.
Comment 5 Jesse Keating 2008-04-08 15:04:30 EDT
That's odd.  However we're talking about new installs, not upgrades.

What's in your /etc/hosts/ file and /etc/sysconfig/network ?
Comment 6 Rex Dieter 2008-04-08 15:20:02 EDT
rats, /etc/sysconfig/network contained:
HOSTNAME=localhost.localdomain
thx!