Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 23749
hostname is /etc/sysconfig/network not set
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:30:38 EDT
Please note that the hostname variable in /etc/sysconfig/network was not
set after a clean install of beta 2 on a DHCP configured client.
HOSTNAME=localhost.localdomain <- Anaconda/Pump did this
HOSTNAME=kismet.domain.com <- I expected this
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I wonder if the IP address you got from DHCP was resolvable, and the other way around.
/etc/sysconfig/network is a static configuration file. DHCP sets the hostname
on the machine every time it runs, but /etc/sysconfig/network should not be