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From: Neil Bothwick <neil@...>
Subject: Re: net.eth0 problem
Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2007 22:44:23 +0000
On Thu, 04 Jan 2007 17:34:22 -0500, maillists wrote:

> I have a desktop system and I just updated the system "emerge auvDN
> system"

That doesn't tell us which packages were updated, use genlop to get a
list of what was updated.

> now when I
> reboot, the init script for eth0 fails. The only way I can get
> networking to work is if I run "dhcpcd eth0" manually after it boots. As
> a result, sshd cant run at all.
> This is my error:
> bong rbragg # /etc/init.d/net.eth0 start
>  * Please make sure that /etc/conf.d/net has $ifconfig_ set
>  * (or $iface_ for old-style configuration)
> I have not chanted my "/etc/conf.d/net" file at all, and it looks
> good...

If you updated baselayout, chances are you have a new version that
doesn't like the old config file syntax. Did you get any warnings about
config file changes when the emerge completed? Did you run dispatch-conf
or etc-update?
> Does anybody know what I should do to start down the path of fixing
> this?

Run dispatch-conf/etc-update, check /etc/conf.d/net and compare it
with /etc/conf.d/net.example.

Neil Bothwick

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