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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 14:56:34
Message-Id: 438F0EC1.2090600@dragons-breath.net
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Compile error on IDE Power Mac driver by Charles Trois
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 Draeven <draeven@××××××××××××××.net>