Bug 14952 - hostname+domain field width too small
hostname+domain field width too small
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: linuxconf (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 2000-08-01 04:01 EDT by dpawluk
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:47:43 EST
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Description dpawluk 2000-08-01 04:01:12 EDT
in "networking/client tasks/basic host information/host name" dialog the
field "host name + domain" is too short and doesn't horizontal scroll
resulting in the truncation of hostname.  the same thing occurs in 
"Adapter n" field "primary name + domain". the fields appear to be 30 chars
long.
i have observed the same behaviour in all other version 1.19 of linuxconf
whether you use the tree menu or not.
Comment 1 Dale Lovelace 2000-08-06 16:05:43 EDT
This is fixed in linuxconf-1.19r2-1.i386.rpm (the field scrolls), but if you
make your hostname very long (like
gandalf.devel.redhat.com.this.is.a.very.long.hostname.I.mean.longer.than.heck)
linuxconf will segfault when starting. Only way to get it functional is to vi
/etc/sysconfig/network and shorten your hostname.
Comment 2 Brent Fox 2002-06-05 12:20:17 EDT
Closing because we don't ship linuxconf anymore
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:47:43 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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