[CentOS] Changing the centos name on boot

Mon Nov 2 18:57:09 UTC 2015
Nicolas Thierry-Mieg <Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr>

On 11/02/2015 06:57 PM, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> On Mon, November 2, 2015 11:43 am, Mike - st257 wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 2, 2015 at 7:40 AM, Ramaseshan S <ramaseshan at fractalio.com>
>> wrote:
>>> I have been playing around with customizing the centos to create a spin
>>> for
>>> my workplace.
>>> I am using centos 6.6 minimal, and trying to change the centos name to
>>> some
>>> random string.
>>> I have been able to change the name in the grub using grub.conf, but the
>>> name while the system is booting, I am not able to find a reference to
>>> that.
>>> Can somebody help me with that ?
>> This can be found via a search engine.
>> http://www.rackspace.com/knowledge_center/article/centos-hostname-change
> This way one changes hostname reported by
> hostname
> command (which usually though not necessarily is what the machine is
> registered on network with). My impression was the OP (original poster)
> wishes the system claim to be different from (CentOS) as he makes hist own
> tweaked distribution disk (or whatever the reason is). This last (CentOS,
> RedHat Enterprise, Debian,...) appears in many places, GRUB configuration
> file, splash screen image to name some.

This may be a good starting point: