Bug 230249 - computer always identifies as noname to the network
computer always identifies as noname to the network
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dhcp (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Cantrell
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Reported: 2007-02-27 14:06 EST by Thomas Könning
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-03-08 12:51:46 EST
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Description Thomas Könning 2007-02-27 14:06:39 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; de; rv:1.8.0.9) Gecko/20061221 Fedora/1.5.0.9-1.fc5 Firefox/1.5.0.9

Description of problem:
I use a Router with DHCP. My computers (both fc5 and fc6) always identify as noname to the router although the names of the mashines are others.

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How reproducible:
Always


Steps to Reproduce:
1. There is nothing to do exept to start the computer
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Actual Results:
the computer identifies as noname to the network

Expected Results:
the computer should identify as f. e. tkdesktop.koenning (the given name of the computer)

Additional info:
Comment 1 David Cantrell 2007-03-01 17:20:04 EST
Need more information for this bug report.  What is your hostname set to?
Comment 2 Thomas Könning 2007-03-02 02:46:21 EST
my hostname:

tkdesktop.koenning
Comment 3 David Cantrell 2007-03-02 10:41:33 EST
I'm afraid I still don't have enough information to go with.  Is there a set of
steps to recreate the problem you are having?  And by that, I mean all the way
from installation to problem.
Comment 4 Thomas Könning 2007-03-05 05:22:49 EST
Ok. as i remeber, i installed FC6 and after the installation the computer was
named noname. Then i started the graphical network-administration-tool and
changed the name to tkdesktop. On the prompt, i can see that the changes took
place, but in the router i still get the Computer shown as noname.
(The router is an AVM Fritz!Box 2070)
Comment 5 David Cantrell 2007-03-05 11:51:21 EST
Can you run the following command to scan your /etc tree for noname:

find /etc -type f | xargs grep noname
Comment 6 Thomas Könning 2007-03-08 12:36:00 EST
This command gives no results!
Comment 7 David Cantrell 2007-03-08 12:51:46 EST
OK, if 'noname' is not in _any_ file in /etc, then it's coming from somewhere
else and it's not related to Fedora.  Perhaps your AVM Fritz!Box 2070 is
defaulting to noname for some reason.

Closing this as NOTABUG.

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