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Re: prism54: eth1 won't com up during boot



On Tue, 06 Jan 2004 the mental interface of 
Sebastian Henschel told:

> hi elimar...

Hi Sebastian

[...]

> 
> > This is while booting the rcS.d scripts. Hotplug recognized the
> > prism54 module again and loads the firmware while running 2nd time
> > out of the rc(runlevel).d scripts. But this is to late, because
> > /etc/init.d/networking starts before!
> 
> well, you might put the link for the networking-script from rcS into
> your active runlevel(s), somewhere behind hotplug, like S12networking in
> /etc/rc2.d/. you might use update-rc.d for that. ok, this is just nasty.
> otherwise you might hack on /etc/init.d/hotplug and perhaps disable the
> checks for rcS.

The Debian initsript delays hotplug actions while running rcS.d scripts. The
firmware was loaded while stting  up runlevel 2, but this was to late 'cause
networking started in rcS already. I filed a bug against the init-script. Using
the initscript out of original sources (which can be find in the debian source
package as well) solved the problem for me. For that I removed all runlevel
hotplug links for the levels 2to5.

Ciao

Elimar

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