Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 32403
QA0319: static IP/FQDN setup, but localhost.localdomain
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:32:16 EDT
When installing with static hostname and IP setup, the installed system
will use a hostname of "localhost.localdomain" instead of the FQDN entered
while installing. I guess it has something to do with the installer being
unable to reach the designated nameserver(s) to do a reverse lookup because
of lack of ethernet connectivity while installing.
You analysis is correct. The current behavior is a "best guess" at how to
handle all systems. It does not always do the optimal thing apparently.
Hm, I'm not sure I understand you correctly. Do you consider that behaviour a
bug or not?
IMNSHO asking for a hostname and then subsequently ignoring it completely _is_ a
bug, especially with static network setup.
This isn't something we can change at this point for this release. We will
revisit the issue for the next release. Deferring.
Is this still a problem with 7.2? (I haven't noticed, but I may just be
Closing due to inactivity, please reopen this report if you continue to have
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.