setting the client hostname
Jeremy C. Reed
Jeremy_Reed at isc.org
Tue Feb 17 15:28:10 UTC 2009
> ---- Steve <zephod at cfl.rr.com> wrote:
> > Can someone point me to where dhclient sets the hostname from what is
> > received fron the dhcpd server?
Have a look at the dhclient-script(8) manual page and your installed
> > It appears to be some time after
> > dhclient becomes a daemon which causes stdout and stderr to be closed
> > and so I don't know how to debug this any further. Perhaps it is
> > possible to write to the system log somehow?
> > My problem is that the hostname is set to one of two different values
> > every other time the machine is booted. ie
> > boot #1 -> hostname A
> > boot #2 -> hostname B
> > boot #3 -> hostname A
> > boot #4 -> hostname B
> > etc
> > The hostname is always supposed to be A.
> > I'm trying to find out whay this is happening.
> > Thanks,
> > Steve
> > Running dhcp-4.0.0 on Fedora 9.
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