[rear-users] Ubuntu 12.04 dhcp issue

Brent Bolin brent.bolin at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 14:21:26 CET 2016

Installed 12.04 from iso.

apt-get update;apt-get dist-upgrade -y;apt-get install gdebi (handy for
pulling in dependencies)

Installed the deb package that I made earlier in the week.  This was a
dependency problem.

>> dpkg -I rear_1.17.2-1_amd64.deb
 new debian package, version 2.0.
 size 342696 bytes: control archive=19165 bytes.
      21 bytes,     1 lines      conffiles
     677 bytes,    16 lines      control
   53344 bytes,   589 lines      md5sums
 Package: rear
 Version: 1.17.2-1
 Architecture: amd64
 Maintainer: Dag Wieers <dag at wieers.com>
 Installed-Size: 3041
 Depends: syslinux, ethtool, lsb-release, genisoimage, iproute,
iputils-ping, binutils, parted, openssl, gawk, attr
 Recommends: nfs-client, portmap
 Provides: rear

On Sun, Feb 7, 2016 at 5:28 AM, Gratien D'haese <gratien.dhaese at it3.be>

> When booted up from the rescue image you could check the
> /etc/rear/rescue.conf configuration file to verify if USE_DHCLIENT was
> defined or not.
> If it was, check the /var/log/messages file if you see an error around
> dhcp? Furthermore, you could check the scripts under
> /etc/scripts/system-setup.d directory and search for dhcp startup sequence.
> Perhaps it could not find the binary?
> On Thu, 4 Feb 2016 10:47:48 -0600, Brent Bolin <brent.bolin at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> Is there a known issue booting from recovery iso and restoring using
> ubuntu 12.04 and dhcp?
> Centos 6.x and ubuntu 14.04 work fine.
> Was able to determine this by dropping to a shell and running dhclient
> eth0 and manually mount nfs share.
> After I found this issue I tried again by running dhclient and then just
> running "rear recover" manually.
> When I created /etc/network/interfaces with a static IP it works with no
> manual intervention.
> --
> Gratien D'haese
> IT3 Consultants bvba
> Vennestraat 15, B-2560 Nijlen
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