Re: 9.1.0 : netinst : installs well, but useless after firstboot
On Fri 06 Oct 2017 at 20:25:51 +0530, Mayuresh Kathe wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 06, 2017 at 02:07:27PM +0100, Brian wrote:
> > As for your present issue:
> > allow-hotplug wlo1
> > iface wlo1 inet dhcp
> > wpa-ssid <station>
> > wpa-psk <passphrase>
> > in /e/n/i should work.
> tried it, no effect, on close inspection of the boot-up process,
> the problem seems to be with the wifi hardware on my laptop.
> it takes more time to initialize and hence when "allow-hotplug"
> based commands are executed it isn't ready for work.
I've not usually encountered any problem with this stanza. I'm also
fairly sure it is what a preseeded installer gives you. You could
try "auto", I suppose.
> after letting the system boot-up, i have to wait a few seconds
> before i can issue "ifup wlo1" and that too takes unusually
> long to complete.
It could be dhcp taking its time. Use 'ifup -v wlo1' to find out.