Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 17492
text mode hostname ignored
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:58 EDT
The hostname specified in the text mode installer is partialy ignored by
the installation - the host just gets localhost.localdomain as 'hostname'.
(This is what is put in /etc/sysconfig/network). However the correct name
is in /etc/hosts alongside 'localhost.localdomain' and 'localhost'.
This was during a text mode server installation.
Basically bug number 16482 in another guise.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 16482 ***
Just to clarify: The hostname from the installer (I use text mode) does not get
entered into /etc/sysconfig/network.
/etc/sysconfig/network contains 'localhost.localdomain' instead.