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Yes, this worked for booting.
rc-update add net.rth0 default gave
'already installed in runlevel default'
'dhcpd:missing required function interface_is_up'
The final message is the same as vI receive when booting.
Drake Donahue wrote:
> The entry:
> "kernel /kernel-2.6.13-gentoo-r3 root=/dev/ram0 init=/linuxrc
> ramdisk=8192 real_root=/dev/hda3 udev"
> in grub.conf should be on one line -- sorry --
> I see that it was split into two lines at the space between 8192 and
> real_root when it came back to me through the mail list handler and my
> mail client. Probably happened to you also. As " real_root=/dev/hda3
> udev " are kernel arguments they need to be on the same line as "kernel".
> This should solve the first problem.
> Make the change above to grub.conf .
> I think the second problem is not related to the first. There is
> probably a problem with the network settings. Page 40 to 46 of the
> amd64 gentoo handbook are a good start on the networking problem.
> Short summary follows. My best guess is that adding dhcpcd to rc is
> necessary and not documented.
> May I suggest (presuming your intent was to have the network mount
> automatically and you connect via ethernet):
> Run the command:
> dir /sbin/dh*
> If the response is "/sbin/dhcpcd" then the dhcp client demon is
> installed. If "No such file or directory" error occurs, dhcpcd needs
> to be emerged. (Or you wanted to use some other dhcp client.)
> Run the command: (modified if you wanted to use and have emerged some
> other dhcp client.)
> rc-update add dhcpcd default
> nano -w /etc/conf.d/hostname
> (Set the HOSTNAME variable to your hostname)
> nano -w /etc/conf.d/domainname
> (Set the DNSDOMAIN variable to your domain name)
> DNSDOMAIN="yourhomenetworkname"rc-update add domainname defaultnano -w
> (should be blank or all lines commented)
> rc-update add net.eth0 default
> /etc/init.d/net.eth0 start
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "DR GM SEDDON"
>> Now it boots but asksme to
>> 'specifya device to boot' it boots when I enter 'dev/hda3'. It is
>> specified in 'grub.conf' and 'fstab'. Any ideas?
>> Also, I get 'dhcpd:required function 'interface _is_up' but
>> networking isn't working. And, I get 'netmount not started'. Are
>> these issues related. Can you help?
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