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Re: install/9904: sysinst sometimes doesn't store network config
The following reply was made to PR install/9904; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Julian Djamil Fagir <gnrp%komkon2.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: install/9904: sysinst sometimes doesn't store network config
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 13:30:40 +0100
I'm sorry, this was meant to be attached to this patch.
> > when using sysinst to install from CD-ROM, you must configure the network
> > (utility menu, config network) _before_ doing the install if you want
> > sysinst to store your network config. If you do the install first, then
> > config the network, the config isn't saved.
> I wonder if this should really be fixed. Currently, network setup is saved
> after unpacking sets (get_and_unpack_sets()).
> If I set up networking for the installer, I wouldn't expect it to do that
> for the installed operating system, too.
> And at that state, the filesystem isn't mounted anymore, and mounting it
> just for that purpose, rechecking fstab, etc., is much work for a single
> task nobody really expects.
> Imho, the new sysinst could be designed wrt to this issue (configuration
> after the installation itself finished), but having it in current sysinst
> is much (useless) work.
> Regards, Julian
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