Bug 52828 - dhcpcd hangs on boot when network cable is not presnt
dhcpcd hangs on boot when network cable is not presnt
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: dhcpcd (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Elliot Lee
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Reported: 2001-08-29 14:33 EDT by marv
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-06 06:45:30 EST
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Description marv 2001-08-29 14:33:15 EDT
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Description of problem:
If I boot up my IBM Thinkpad without a network cable dhcpd hangs forever.
This happened after I ran an up2date on my system. Before the up2date, It
would by pass this and I would be able to use my system.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.rebooted the system with network cable in. System comes up completely
2.rebooted the system without the network cable and it hung.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Olivier Baudron 2002-01-06 06:45:25 EST
I cannot reproduce this on my rawhide linux box (not an IBM Thinkpad). It hangs
for two minutes then the booting process goes on.

12:14:01 baud ifup: Determining IP information for eth0...
12:16:01 baud dhcpcd[326]: timed out waiting for a valid DHCP server response 
12:16:01 baud ifup:  failed.
12:16:01 baud network: Bringing up interface eth0:  failed
Comment 2 Elliot Lee 2002-03-08 10:41:46 EST
Solution: plug network cable in, then reboot.

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