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Bug 120686 - RFE: Add a module to firstboot to create/change the hostname.
RFE: Add a module to firstboot to create/change the hostname.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firstboot (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Chris Lumens
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Reported: 2004-04-12 19:13 EDT by Forrest
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2005-07-08 12:51:07 EDT
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Patch for firstboot that adds a host.py module (9.76 KB, patch)
2004-04-12 19:14 EDT, Forrest
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Description Forrest 2004-04-12 19:13:13 EDT
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Description of problem:
Add a page to firstboot to create a hostname for the machine.  This
will simplify the process of setting the hostname, and will cut down
on the machines that are 'localhost'.

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Comment 1 Forrest 2004-04-12 19:14:50 EDT
Created attachment 99347 [details]
Patch for firstboot that adds a host.py module
Comment 2 Barry K. Nathan 2004-09-28 16:59:51 EDT
This is already prompted by anaconda during network setup; why does
firstboot need to ask a second time?
Comment 3 Chris Lumens 2005-07-08 12:51:07 EDT
Anaconda asks you for a hostname when you install, and you can use
system-config-network to change the hostname once the system is up and running
by selecting it from the desktop->system settings->network menu.

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