[rear-users] networking configuration

Gratien D'haese gratien.dhaese at it3.be
Sun Jul 31 14:35:48 CEST 2016

 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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