Actually I removed it because it was not needed for our environment and if you read the previous discussion I mentioned that this is a working code for bootif only. Regardless, I'll send in another patch, adding in the code that I removed, and it will fall back to it in case bootif is not available.
On Sep 4, 2011 8:36 AM, "Joseph Gunn" <firstname.lastname@example.org
> On Sat, 3 Sep 2011 20:33:49 -0700
> Kash <email@example.com
>> The autodiscovery seems to be flawed, in that if it finds a link on
>> the wrong NIC, it tries to get a DHCP lease and gets stuck. We can
>> always keep auto discovery in addition to this patch. For example, if
>> there is a BOOTIF parameter, use this mechanism, otherwise use the
>> auto discovery.
> Yes it does appear to be flawed, given your experience.
> I'd agree that both options would be desirable. The removed code does
> seem to attempt to handle no response on a NIC by killing the non
> responsive process.
> I am curious why that portion of the code did not work.