[klibc] ipconfig fails when an interface is flapping?

Jeremy Jackson jerj at coplanar.net
Wed Jan 26 14:38:23 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.

OK klibc-utils, libklibc from Maverick 1.5.20 works, thanks guys!

>
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> maks
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Jeremy Jackson
Coplanar Networks
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