Here's my situation. We don't run DHCP. Instead of having to create
30+ CDs for lab wide imaging, I'd like to just have the boot CD prompt
for station ID. So basically, the person would enter a number and it
would append itself as the last octet of an IP. So they would enter 10
and hostIP would then become

I tried wedging an echo/read/hostip= bash statement into settings.txt,
but that didn't seem to work.

Any ideas how I might sort this out?