[PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD 8.1 RC1 - thoughts and ideas

Mike Bybee mbybee at dometrilogy.com
Tue Jul 13 08:43:42 PDT 2010


On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 8:31 AM, Bill Sun <billksun at gmail.com> wrote:

> This one has come up a lot - because older PC-BSD *did* let you name the
>> box, IIRC. I'm all for it, since it's not very end-user friendly to go
>> around setting config files after install :)
>
>
> Which config file is this?
>
> -Bill
>
> On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 8:15 AM, Mike Bybee <mbybee at dometrilogy.com>wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 7:56 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>>
>>>  On 07/10/2010 17:18, Gerard van Essen wrote:
>>>
>>> 2 other things I've just noticed:
>>>
>>> 1. It would be nice if the PC could be given a name during installation.
>>> Current PC-BSD installation is called pcbsd-5304
>>>
>>>
>>> Good idea, It'll have to go into 9 / 8.2 though, added it to my list :)
>>>
>>> http://wiki.pcbsd.org/index.php/PC-BSD_9.0_TODO
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>
>> This one has come up a lot - because older PC-BSD *did* let you name the
>> box, IIRC. I'm all for it, since it's not very end-user friendly to go
>> around setting config files after install :)
>>
>> --
>> Thanks,
>> Mike Bybee
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The hostname is maintained in /etc/rc.conf

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Thanks,
Mike Bybee
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