Bug 64819 - Installer accepts hostname containing a space " ".
Installer accepts hostname containing a space " ".
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2002-05-13 02:57 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-05-13 17:11:52 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2002-05-13 02:57:41 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; Q312461)

Description of problem:
Installer accepts hostname containing a space. This causes loads of problems 
since hostnames are not supposed to contain spaces. This should be prevented 
by the installer!

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install it
2. Choose a hostname containing a space
3. Boot your box

Actual Results:  Errors, Errors, Errors

Expected Results:  Installer shouldn't accept spaces!

Additional info:
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2002-05-13 15:05:24 EDT
We'll make sure we test this condition in the future.
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2002-06-12 17:48:47 EDT
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2002-12-20 12:38:25 EST
Time tracking values updated

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