On Thu, 2007-02-08 at 13:23 +0000, Peter Lewis wrote: > On Wednesday 07 February 2007 23:12, Iain Buchanan wrote: > > On Wed, 2007-02-07 at 10:37 +0000, Peter Lewis wrote: [snip] > > > Is there a way to make the netmount script wait for a route to exist > > > before attempting to connect? > > > > net.eth2 "shouldn't" return (by default) until it has a dhcp address, > > which means all other scripts starting after it will wait until you have > > an address. > > > > Things you might have done to change the default behaviour include > > RC_PARALLEL_STARTUP, and RC_NET_STRICT_CHECKING in /etc/conf.d/rc. > > > > You can set them to "no", and "yes" respectively and see if the > > following scripts wait... > > Thanks for this. I just checked and I have those variables set up correctly. > > Yes, upon closer inspection, the problem is slightly weirder. > > I'm using an Intel ipw3945 wireless device, which requires a daemon to run > to "regulate it" or something. So, I also have /etc/init.d/ipw3945d start at > boot. This must start before I can access eth2. However, I've actually just > noticed that I don't explicitly start net.eth2 in any runlevel. It seems that > this is kicked into action by ipw3945d somewhere (though I can't see where). > The /etc/init.d/net.eth2 process just seems to fork off to the background, > meaning that init carries on booting, and hence fails on netmount. > > Anyone any experience with this?
yeah, I have services starting without me asking for them too :) It seems to happen when the module is loaded. Supposedly, you control this behaviour with RC_PLUG_SERVICES=... Have a read in /etc/conf.d/rc again for more info on this. It doesn't work for me however, I have it set to "!bluetooth", and yet /etc/init.d/bluetooth is _always_ started. What happens if you set RC_PLUG_SERVICES="!net.eth2", and then explicitly add net.eth2 to your runlevel? maybe you need to put a dep in it so it starts after ipw3945d? HTH, -- Iain Buchanan <iaindb at netspace dot net dot au> And then there was the lawyer that stepped in cow manure and thought he was melting... -- firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list