Expert install defaults to invalid hostname

Bug #856088 reported by Scott Kitterman on 2011-09-22
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
netcfg (Ubuntu)
High
Colin Watson
Oneiric
High
Colin Watson

Bug Description

Running the expert install with D-I, it gives the first part of the IP address I entered during manual network configuration as the recommended hostname. The installer should not allow, let alone recommend, invalid hostnames. See attached screenshot.

Scott Kitterman (kitterman) wrote :
tags: added: iso-testing
Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2011-09-22
affects: debian-installer (Ubuntu) → netcfg (Ubuntu)
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

Thanks for your report.

Changed in netcfg (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Confirmed
Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

I just saw this in a Xen domU install too. I suspect a regression in the IPv6 branch.

Changed in netcfg (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Colin Watson (cjwatson)
importance: Medium → High
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2011-09-24
tags: added: regression-release rls-mgr-o-tracking
Changed in netcfg (Ubuntu Oneiric):
milestone: none → ubuntu-11.10
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package netcfg - 1.68ubuntu5

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netcfg (1.68ubuntu5) oneiric; urgency=low

  * Don't preseed IP addresses as hostnames (LP: #856088).
 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden> Mon, 26 Sep 2011 12:31:41 +0100

Changed in netcfg (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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