[CentOS] Install pauses at "Determining hostname and domain"

Sat Aug 13 09:12:06 UTC 2005
Sudev Barar <sbarar at gmail.com>

On 8/13/05, Fong Vang <sudoyang at gmail.com> wrote:
> For some reason, CentOS 4.1 waits approximately 3-5 min at the
> "Determining host name and domain" during kickstart.  RedHat 7.1,
> RedHat 9.0, RedHat Enterprise 3.0, and even CentOS 4.0 do not have
> this problem using the same kickstart server (my kickstart server is
> configured to kick all of them).  Does anyone know why CentOS 4.1 is
> particularly slow at this stage of kickstart?

Likely that you have set obtain IP from dhcp on start and not set a
fixed IP. If at that stage it does not get IP allocation (absent dhcpd
server or no net) it waits.
As I said likely.
Sudev Barar
Learning Linux