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From: Draeven <draeven@...>
Subject: Re: Compile error on IDE Power Mac driver
Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2005 09:54:57 -0500
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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