Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: DR GM SEDDON <gavin.m.seddon@×××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] initrd
Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2005 12:41:30
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] initrd by Drake Donahue
Yes, this worked for booting.

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

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

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@×××××××××××××.uk> > > <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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Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-amd64] initrd Harm Geerts <harmgeerts@××××.nl>