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From: Draeven <draeven@××××××××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Compile error on IDE Power Mac driver
Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2005 14:58:50
Message-Id: 438F0F78.4060204@dragons-breath.net
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Compile error on IDE Power Mac driver by Draeven
I'm sorry, I mean a dhcp client, not a server, the dhcp server should 
already be on the network.  The most popular and easiest client IMHO is 
dhcpcd.

Like I said, "emerge dhcpcd"

HTH
Draeven

Draeven wrote:
> Did you remember to emerge a dhcpcd server? > > If not "emerge dhcpcd" > > Draeven > > Charles Trois wrote: > >> Draeven a écrit : >> >>> >>> Charles Trois wrote: >>> Charles, >>> >>> Did you do a "rc-update add net.eth0 default" so that the interface >>> is brought up at boot? >>> >>> You may also want to take a look at this section of the Gentoo Handbook: >>> >>> http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-ppc.xml?part=4 >>> >> I am still working hard at this; I even have burnt a new CD and >> reinstalled from it, but there is nothing doing. To state my problem >> again, it occurs on an G4 iMac with the Gentoo universal >> ppc-install-2005.1 disc. At the end of the boot process, just before the >> login, I get this: >> >> ========================================================================== >> >> >> * Starting syslog-ng ... >> >> [ ok ] * Starting gpm ... >> >> [ ok ] * Starting eth0 >> * Bringing up eth0 >> * Configuration not set for eth0 - assuming dhcp >> * dhcp >> * Running dhcpcd ... >> >> [ !! ] * Starting vixie-cron ... >> >> [ ok ] * Starting local ... >> >> [ ok ] * ERROR: Problem starting needed services. >> * "netmount" was not started. >> >> ========================================================================== >> >> >> And the corresponding bit in /var/log/messsages is: >> >> ========================================================================== >> >> >> Dec 1 11:00:55 sirrah rc-scripts: Configuration not set for eth0 - >> assuming dhcp >> Dec 1 11:01:55 sirrah dhcpcd[4718]: timed out waiting for a valid DHCP >> server response >> Dec 1 11:01:55 sirrah cron[5378]: (CRON) STARTUP (V5.0) >> Dec 1 11:01:56 sirrah rc-scripts: ERROR: Problem starting needed >> services. >> Dec 1 11:01:56 sirrah rc-scripts: "netmount" was not started. >> Dec 1 11:02:50 sirrah login(pam_unix)[5457]: session opened for user >> root by (uid=0) >> >> ========================================================================== >> >> >> The cause of the trouble seems to be pointed out by the line >> "dhcpcd[4718]: timed out waiting for a valid DHCP server response" (and >> there is indeed quite a delay at the stage "Running dhcpcd"). >> >> But now what can I do to get this "valid DHCP server response"? There >> seems to be nothing about dhcp in the .config file: what then? does it >> suppose that I am already connected to the Net? >> >> Charles >> >>
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Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Compile error on IDE Power Mac driver Charles Trois <charles.trois@×××××××.fr>