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

From: Roy Dragseth <royd_at_cc.uit.no>
Date: 2003-01-13 06:53:42
On Saturday 11 January 2003 01:06, Grant Grundler wrote:
> Roy Dragseth wrote:
> > But, if I put in a sleep 60 after ifup in the /etc/init.d/network
> > script, everything is ok.
>
> IIRC, dhclient forks and lets the child/fork do the actual work.
> With sleep 60, seems the new process would run immediately.
> Perhaps the problem is an issue with the dhclient child-process
> not getting executed before something else attempts to use the
> interface?

Well, as I said in a later mail the problem maninifests itself even if I use 
static ip.

> You have time to try "sleep 1" or "sleep 5"

No, I haven't.

>
> > To me, an illiterate when it comes to drivers and network hardware, it
> > seems like the network card (or driver) needs some time to get ready to
> > serve after beeing configured.  Again, the problem only occurs when
> > running Gbit, it never shows up when I connect to a 100Mbit switch.
>
> hmmm...I don't know anything about Gbit vs 100Bt negotiations, but maybe
> the Gbit negotiation is just taking longer?
>

Yes, that migth be the case.

r.

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Received on Sun Jan 12 11:53:52 2003

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