[rear-users] networking configuration

JB general at itpsg.com
Tue Aug 2 21:48:24 CEST 2016

I think I'd rather go with a static configuration but I've never had 
that working either. Do you happen to know what the trick is to make 
that work?


On 7/31/2016 6:35 AM, Gratien D'haese wrote:
> I meant 'noip' instead of 'nopip' - sorry for the confusion.
> On Sun, 31 Jul 2016 12:25:37 +0200, Gratien D'haese 
> <gratien.dhaese at it3.be> wrote:
>> you can add 'nopip' as a kernel argument to avoid any networking
>> Gratien
>> On Sun, 31 Jul 2016 02:52:08 -0600, JB <general at itpsg.com> wrote:
>>> OK, I'd really like to put this issue to rest.
>>> My restores are never done over the network. There is always
>>> installation media, either USB stick or DVD. My config works just
>>> fine. However it always sits there and times out waiting for a DHCP
>>> request before I can proceed with the installation.
>>> If I leave out both USE_DHCLIENT and USE_STATIC_NETWORKING, the
>>> restore fails with a fatal error.
>>> If I leave out USE_DHCLIENT and specify USE_STATIC_NETWORKING,
>>> regardless of its value, the restore fails with a fatal error.
>>> The only way I can make the restore work is if I specify them both or
>>> just USE_DHCLIENT but I don't want to use DHCLIENT because it
>>> needlessly delays the restore.
>>> Is there a way to design a configuration file that will simply ignore
>>> and not use any networking at all or use static networking with bogus
>>> addresses if something must be present? This is something I've never
>>> been able to get working even after digging through the documentation
>>> and numerous trials.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Jared
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