On Tue, 6 Jan 2004, Duane Winner wrote:

> Does anybody know of a workaround for this?
> When I'm not connected to my ethernet network, it takes an extra 90
> seconds to boot my FreeBSD laptop, as it hangs on this boot message
> before timing out:
> "Doing initial network setup: hostname"
> I'm guessing it has something to do with DNS lookup and can't reach the
> server(s), but I'm not sure.


Will most likely be the dhcp request, which of course does not find any
dhcp server.

When you are sitting at the console, simply press CTRL-C after "Doing
initial network setup: hostname" ist displayed and the box is sitting
there. The process dhclient will then be terminated and the boot process


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