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Re: problems with ip-config in live-initramfs

On Monday 13 October 2008 09:31:50 Frédéric BOITEUX wrote:
> Le dim 12 oct 2008 20:39:13 CEST, Joseph Rawson <umeboshi3@gmail.com> a
> écrit :
> > I have been using the net images a lot, and I have been experiencing
> > intermittent problems when the ipconfig is being run.  The init process
> > always pauses at this point, often for a minute or so.  I've noticed that
> > if it pauses for longer than a couple of minutes, it will stay paused
> > there forever.
> >
> > Using the debug option to the kernel makes matters even worse.  While it
> > puts more info into the live.log file, while booting, the debug
> > information is hidden from the output, making debug less informative than
> > having it off.  In the circumstances where the init process stalls, the
> > debug option is entirely useless (unless there's a way to invoke a shell
> > at that point.  I don't know how to do that).
> >
> > I'd like to be able to fix this problem.  Can anybody tell me what to do
> > about it?
> About the debug option, make sure you're using latest live-helper and
> live-initramfs packages : the 'debug' behaviour has changed, and now
> debug output is also sent to stdout (I use debug=whatyouwant as kernel
> command line parameter, but I think 'debug' lonely should be enough).
Just debug will send the output to the logfile only.  I used debug=whatyouwant 
(literally :) ) and it went to stdout also.  Thanks! :)

> About ipconfig, I'm experiencing the same problem : if it fails, you
> can't do anything but reboot...
I'm still trying to figure this part out.

> 	Fred.

Joseph Rawson

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