[klibc] ipconfig fails when an interface is flapping?

maximilian attems max at stro.at
Wed Jan 26 08:05:50 PST 2011

On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 09:56:37AM -0500, Jeremy Jackson wrote:
> I had an odd situation yesterday, klibc 1.5.17 ipconfig was trying DHCP on
> all 3 NICs in the server, but one has a bad switch that causes the link on
> eth2 to go up/down every 10 seconds.  IPconfig would just time out.  If I
> tell ipconfig to only try eth0, then DHCP address is configured, and the
> netboot proceeds 100%.

indeed 1.5.17 is a known bad ipconfig, is that an Ubuntu box?
use klibc >= 1.5.20, newer klibc packages install just fine on older
Ubuntu releases.

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