Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 34072
Linuxconf creates incomplete ifcfg-eth0 file when using dhcp
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:32:28 EDT
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When using linuxconf to configure a single adapter machine that is set to
use dhcp, no DHCP_HOSTNAME setting is placed in ifcfg-eth0, thus preventing
pump or dhcpcd from using the '-h hostname' parameter.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.use linuxconf to configure a hostname (and optionally an identical
2.accept changes and confirm that the adapter name has been cleared.
3.view the ifcfg-eth0 file and confirm that no DHCP_HOSTNAME is set
4. run ifup eth0 in debug mode and confirm that no parameters are provided
Actual Results: The dhcp server does not have a client-hostname entry for
the problem machine, and thus dynamic dns updates cannot be used.
Expected Results: The dhcpd.leases file entry should have had
dhcpd server is running on SUSE 6.4
Closing because we don't ship linuxconf anymore
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.