Setting hostname error, at startup

Keith G. Robertson-Turner fedora-gmane.00003 at
Wed Sep 20 01:29:50 UTC 2006

I get this every time I boot, in the initrd console:

Setting hostname thereisnospoon:  [  OK  ]
ERROR: No arguments allowed with -i

I checked /etc/rc.sysinit and the only relevant thing it contains is this:

# Set the hostname.
update_boot_stage RChostname
action $"Setting hostname ${HOSTNAME}: " hostname ${HOSTNAME}

Nothing wrong with that AFAICT, so where exactly is this mysterious "-i"
flag coming from?

This problem has been around since FC5 was released, AFAIK.

So, how do I fix it?

K. - Slated, Rated & Blogged
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Fedora Core release 5 (Bordeaux) on sky, running kernel 2.6.16-1.2133_FC5
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