orchestra team mailing list archive
Mailing list archive
[Bug 855921] Re: does not honor netcfg/choose_interface in preseed
Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.
** Changed in: netcfg (Ubuntu)
Status: New => Confirmed
You received this bug notification because you are a member of
orchestra, which is subscribed to orchestra in Ubuntu.
does not honor netcfg/choose_interface in preseed
Status in “netcfg” package in Ubuntu:
Status in “orchestra” package in Ubuntu:
Status in “netcfg” source package in Maverick:
Status in “orchestra” source package in Maverick:
Status in “netcfg” source package in Natty:
Status in “orchestra” source package in Natty:
Status in “netcfg” source package in Oneiric:
Status in “orchestra” source package in Oneiric:
if you pxeboot an image and hand it a preseed file, and in that
preseed file you have:
d-i netcfg/choose_interface select eth0
it doesn't work and it pops up a menu and asks you what interface you
want as your default interface.
If, however, you pass netcfg/choose_interface=eth0 to the kernel as a
boot option - it works as expected and does not display a menu option
for this value.
In a room full of headless machines being booted by cobbler,
displaying menus is bad, as is not having those machines be able to
To manage notifications about this bug go to: