[Linux-ia64] Re: disabling nics using boot options.

From: Bill Nottingham <notting_at_redhat.com>
Date: 2003-01-10 04:01:02
Roy Dragseth (Roy.Dragseth@cc.uit.no) said: 
> Further investigation shows that if I connect the Gbit interface to a 10Mbs 
> hub everything works ok, e.g. using the ksdevice=eth2 boot option works as 
> expected.
> 
> I have narrowed this down to the following problem:  When the init process 
> tries to configure the eth2 with dhcp it fail, but if I logon as root and run
> 
> /etc/init.d/network start
> 
> everything works ok.  Subsequent reboots also works ok because now the 
> information is cached in /etc/dhcpc/.  If I remove the cached info the 
> problem turn up again.

So, it works post-install, but not in the installer? Hm. The dhcp client
code is different in the two cases, but not in a way that should
significantly affect this case.

Bill
Received on Thu Jan 09 09:01:07 2003

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