[rear-users] networking configuration

Gratien D'haese gratien.dhaese at it3.be
Sun Jul 31 12:25:37 CEST 2016

 you can add 'nopip' as a kernel argument to avoid any networking

 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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