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Re: $(host) getting set to the wrong value


From: Judith Lebzelter
Subject: Re: $(host) getting set to the wrong value
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2005 10:49:05 -0800 (PST)


On Fri, 18 Feb 2005 address@hidden wrote:

> 
> RHEL kickstart installs have the same problem...
> run "hostname correctsystemname" before running 
> cfagent?

That was painless. :)

Thanks;
Judith

> 
> steve
> - - -
> 
>  > ---- Original Message ----
>  > From: Mark Burgess
>  > $(host) is read from the kernel by a call to uname()
>  > 
>  > Mark
>  > 
>  > On Thu, 2005-02-17 at 14:02 -0800, Judith Lebzelter wrote:
>  > > Hello;
>  > > 
>  > > We run cfagent(2.1.10) as part of an installation using 'systemimager'. 
>  >  
>  > > The $(host) variable is getting the wrong value.  The string it is 
>  > > getting seems to be the name of the temporary boot system from 
>  > > systemimager (SystemImager-autoinstall-system) rather than the system 
>  > > name that DHCP already knows about at that point (testdev2-002).
>  > > 
>  > > 
>  > > Here is the beginning of the output from the run showing the incorrect 
>  > > host name:
>  > > 
>  > > Reference time set to Wed Feb 16 18:00:17 2005
>  > > 
>  > > GNU Configuration Engine -
>  > > 2.1.10
>  > > Free Software Foundation 1994-
>  > > Donated by Mark Burgess, Faculty of Engineering,
>  > > Oslo University College, 0254 Oslo, Norway
>  > > 
>  > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>  > > 
>  > > Host name is: SystemImager-autoinstall-system
>  > > Operating System Type is linux
>  > > Operating System Release is 2.6.7
>  > > Architecture = i686
>  > > 
>  > > 
>  > > -----
>  > > 
>  > > 
>  > > 
>  > > These scripts work just fine on other distros ( RH-9.0, Suse-9.2)  but n
>  > ot 
>  > > on Gentoo.  Also, once the newly installed system is rebooted, the scrip
>  > ts 
>  > > do get the correct name, but this needs to work properly the first time.
>  > > 
>  > > How is this variable being set by cfagent?  Can (and should) I over-ride
>  >  
>  > > the $(host) value on the command line?  I cannot seem to find it in the 
>  > > docs.
>  > > 
>  > > Thanks,
>  > > Judith
>  > > 
>  > > 
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