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From: DR GM SEDDON <gavin.m.seddon@...>
Subject: Re: initrd
Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2005 12:38:47 +0000
Hi,
Yes, this worked for booting.

rc-update add net.rth0 default gave
'already installed in runlevel default'
and
/etc/init.d/net.eth0 start
'dhcpd:missing required function interface_is_up'

The final message is the same as vI receive when booting.
Gavin.


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 .
> Reboot.
>
>    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
>        and
> (Set the HOSTNAME variable to your hostname)
> HOSTNAME="yourcomputername"
>
> nano -w /etc/conf.d/domainname
>
> (Set the DNSDOMAIN variable to your domain name)
> DNSDOMAIN="yourhomenetworkname"rc-update add domainname defaultnano -w 
> /etc/conf.d/net
> (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" 
> <gavin.m.seddon@...>
>
> <snip>
>
>> 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?
>> Regards,
>> Gavin.
>
>

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Re: initrd
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Re: initrd
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