Re: what the hell is going on with my UDB ...

Marc Singer (elf@netcom.com)
Wed, 6 Nov 1996 09:00:10 -0800 (PST)

> >Well Well, my UDB is funny ...
> >
> >Now when I boot the machine it hangs on eth0: media is TP
> >
> >and doesn't continue the booting process...
> >does anyone have any suggestions?
> >
> Hi
>
> can have several reasons
>
> 1. different names in interfaces and hosts section of netcfg
>
> 2. wrong nameserver address
>
> 3. wrong gateway address
>
> 4. can also be a wrong connection but as you are using TP normaly not
> the problem.
>
> most times it helps to give enough time to get timeout (can be up to 2
> hours) and than review all parts.
>

I think this may be the same problem I am seeing. I believe it is
because the loopback device is initialized after ethernet. Try
renaming the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg* files such that
loopback is lexically less than (alphabetic sort) ethernet.

-- Marc Singer

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