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

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue Jul 13 08:51:12 PDT 2010


On 07/13/2010 11:43, Mike Bybee wrote:
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> On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 8:31 AM, Bill Sun <billksun at gmail.com 
> <mailto:billksun at gmail.com>> wrote:
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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 :)
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>
>     Which config file is this?
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>     -Bill
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>     On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 8:15 AM, Mike Bybee
>     <mbybee at dometrilogy.com <mailto:mbybee at dometrilogy.com>> wrote:
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>         On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 7:56 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org
>         <mailto:kris at pcbsd.org>> wrote:
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>             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
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>             Good idea, It'll have to go into 9 / 8.2 though, added it
>             to my list :)
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>             http://wiki.pcbsd.org/index.php/PC-BSD_9.0_TODO
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>             -- 
>             Kris Moore
>             PC-BSD Software
>             iXsystems
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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
>
> -- 
> Thanks,
> Mike Bybee

Also need to edit /etc/hosts with the new name

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Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
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