On Aug 16, 2009, at 3:29 PM, Stefan Bethke wrote:
> At this point, /etc/rc.d/netif is finished.
I presume dhclient has been started at this time.
>> bge1: link state changed to DOWN
>> Mounting NFS file systems:mount_nfs: nfs: hostname nor servname
>> provided, or not known
>> bge0: link state changed to UP
> Only now is the interface capable of forwarding packets.
Which means that dhclient is only now able to obtain a
>> Setting date via ntp.
>> Error : hostname nor servname provided, or not known
>> 16 Aug 14:05:51 ntpdate: can't find host time.lan.xcllnt.net
> Is this a timeout, or did netif not configure all the interfaces/
Interfaces/routes have not been configured yet, because dhclient
isn't finished yet.
>> This is an obvious regression and I don't see that this is being
>> addressed. Am I mistaken?
> Maybe not everyone is seeing this? I certainly have no problems
> bringing up interfaces in time for ntpdate to work, or nfs mounts to
I don't see it on all machines, even though they use DHCP.
I think the problem relates to how long it takes for the
(primary) interface to become up.