Re: possible grave bug in debian-installer or ifupdown?
On Mon, 18 Dec 2006, Jim Crilly wrote:
> On 12/18/06 08:18:54PM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
> > * Gabor Gombas:
> > > On Mon, Dec 18, 2006 at 09:23:13AM +0100, Bastian Venthur wrote:
> > >
> > >> But who has created the allow-hotplug-line? I thought hotplug is dead?
> > >
> > > Doesn't matter, udev handles "allow-hotplug" interfaces just fine, I use
> > > it on several machines.
> > I've seen it quite a few times that udev fails to bring up
> > allow-hotplug interfaces. But I haven't figured out how to reproduce
> > it, probably it's some kind of race condition in the boot process.
> > I'd definitely recommend to use "auto" instead of "allow-hotplug" for
> > the primary network interface in etch.
> I would agree, when I did an install of etch a few weeks ago the use of
> allow-hotplug caused the network to come up later in the boot process and
> caused problems with syslog-ng remote logging.
I have at least one server machine where allow-hotplug does not reliably
bring up the interface ever.
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