[klibc] problems with ipconfig command (no static config possible)
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Wed Aug 25 13:18:21 PDT 2004
Dirk von Suchodoletz wrote:
> I tried the 167 of the klibc code (especially ipconfig and nfsmount)
> yesterday. Everything worked fine, if I added the interface to the
> ip= line from either PXE or etherboot. Unfortunately etherboot puts a
> hostname into this line and PXE not. If I simply pass the line without
> addition to ipconfig then the loopback device is configured (That seems to
> me of no much sense :-( ) ...
> Any ideas how this could be solved?
OK, there is a heuristic which is intended to keep the loopback device
from being the device selected to configure; clearly it's not working.
I will look at this as soon as I get a chance.
The hostname vs no hostname shouldn't matter.
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