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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.


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