On Sun, Mar 10, 2019 at 09:06:50AM +0900, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
> > I get 007f0100 on one jessie, 007f0101 on another jessie and 007f0101
> > on ascii. (Three different computers)
> > The ascii install is on a laptop that has several installations. When I
> > reboot it into jessie, I get 007f0100. Ceres on that same box gives me
> > 007f0100.
> All the info I have seen on this topic in the thread is consistent with
> hostid returning the "mangled" IP address belonging to the machine's
> current hostname. This is normally set from /etc/hostname. That file
> is created during installation. The IP address is in /etc/hosts.
Yeah, that works like that unless there is an /etc/hostid. That file
is normally created upon each call to sethostid.