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

Bill Sun billksun at gmail.com
Tue Jul 13 09:04:39 PDT 2010


Thanks Mike and Kris!

-Bill

On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 8:51 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:

>  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> 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 :)
>>
>>
>>  Which config file is this?
>>
>>  -Bill
>>
>> On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 8:15 AM, Mike Bybee <mbybee at dometrilogy.com>wrote:
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>>>  On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 7:56 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
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>>>>  On 07/10/2010 17:18, Gerard van Essen wrote:
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>>>> 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 :)
>>>>
>>>> http://wiki.pcbsd.org/index.php/PC-BSD_9.0_TODO
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>>>>
>>>>  --
>>>> Kris Moore
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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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>
> Also need to edit /etc/hosts with the new name
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> Kris Moore
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