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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH] builder: templates: set "unassigned" hostname



On Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 04:55:11PM +0200, Pino Toscano wrote:
> By default the installer will set the hostname to what the DHCP returns,
> exposing details of the machine where make-template.ml runs.
> 
> Instead, force "unassigned-hostname.unassigned-domain" as hostname, so
> plays nicely with the hostname setting code in virt-customize.
> ---
>  builder/templates/debian.preseed | 2 +-
>  builder/templates/ubuntu.preseed | 5 +++++
>  2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/builder/templates/debian.preseed b/builder/templates/debian.preseed
> index 1f13eadbd..8c51fa7f9 100644
> --- a/builder/templates/debian.preseed
> +++ b/builder/templates/debian.preseed
> @@ -71,7 +71,7 @@ d-i netcfg/get_domain string unassigned-domain
>  # If you want to force a hostname, regardless of what either the DHCP
>  # server returns or what the reverse DNS entry for the IP is, uncomment
>  # and adjust the following line.
> -#d-i netcfg/hostname string somehost
> +d-i netcfg/hostname string unassigned-hostname.unassigned-domain
>  
>  # Disable that annoying WEP key dialog.
>  d-i netcfg/wireless_wep string
> diff --git a/builder/templates/ubuntu.preseed b/builder/templates/ubuntu.preseed
> index 236e17497..595d897a6 100644
> --- a/builder/templates/ubuntu.preseed
> +++ b/builder/templates/ubuntu.preseed
> @@ -47,6 +47,11 @@ d-i netcfg/choose_interface select auto
>  d-i netcfg/get_hostname string unassigned-hostname
>  d-i netcfg/get_domain string unassigned-domain
>  
> +# If you want to force a hostname, regardless of what either the DHCP
> +# server returns or what the reverse DNS entry for the IP is, uncomment
> +# and adjust the following line.
> +d-i netcfg/hostname string unassigned-hostname.unassigned-domain
> +
>  # Disable that annoying WEP key dialog.
>  d-i netcfg/wireless_wep string
>  # The wacky dhcp hostname that some ISPs use as a password of sorts.

Yes, good idea, ACK.

I've been trying to build a CentOS 8 image for a couple of days,
so far without success ...

Rich.

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