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

From: Bill Nottingham <notting_at_redhat.com>
Date: 2003-01-10 07:27:05
Roy Dragseth (royd@cc.uit.no) said: 
> Well, it doesn't work during a normal bootup either.  If I remove the cached 
> info in /etc/dhcpc/ and reboots, the network initialization fails:
> 
> Setting network parameters:  [  OK  ]
> Bringing up interface lo:  [  OK  ]
> Bringing up interface eth2:  dhcpcd[536]: timed out waiting for a valid DHCP 
> server response
> Determining IP information for eth2... failed.
> [FAILED]
> 
> If I log in and run /etc/init.d/network start everything works ok:
> 
> root@compute-1-1 root]# /etc/init.d/network start
> Setting network parameters:  [  OK  ]
> Bringing up interface lo:  [  OK  ]
> Bringing up interface eth2:  [  OK  ]
> 
> I cannot see what it is different when init starts the network from when root 
> is doing it.

How quickly does it time out (after 30 seconds to a minute?)

Bill
Received on Thu Jan 09 12:27:10 2003

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