FAI not picking up hostname from DNS

James james at nttmcl.com
Fri Jun 27 21:51:36 CEST 2008

> Hmm, Usually, you can boot very well even if the hostname is not set - 
> you just need to tftp server address.
well the dns name has been set to that address in BIND
DHCP entry is like:

        group {
               # PXE-specific configuration directives
               next-server tftpserver;
               filename "linux-install/pxelinux.0";
               # You need an entry like this for every host
               # unless you're using dynamic addresses
                host vm00 {
                hardware ethernet 00:0C:xx:xx:xx:xx;
                fixed-address xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx;

>> also i do an ifconfig and everything to doublecheck before reboot and 
>> also all the system messages during install and everything seems to 
>> match up. 
pings fine and no funny logs

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