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From: Draeven <draeven@...>
Subject: Re: Compile error on IDE Power Mac driver
Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2005 09:58:00 -0500
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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