eth hanging on shutdown

Richard Lotz rlotz at u.washington.edu
Thu May 18 00:14:50 PDT 2000


Adam, is this the laptop? If so you may want to scrap RH's netcfg scripts
and using the latest from the pcmcia package. I know for fact that the
DHCP pump interface works.

-richard

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Richard Lotz rlotz at u.washington.edu
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On Thu, 18 May 2000, Adam Stenseth wrote:


>

> Not really; pump, it seems, is essential for DHCP(as could be

> surmised from the entry in ifcfg-eth0). I have a static IP I could use

> instead, but given the nature of the machine I'm using, being able to read

> DHCP would be rather helpful.

> So Pump needs to be run at startup, just to get the network

> information from the DHCP servers; but is not essential after that. Would

> it be better to try to get it to behave normally, or find a way to kill it

> after it's completed it's appointed task?

>

> -Adam

>

>

> Why did the Lord give us so much quickness of movement unless it was to

> avoid responsibility with?

>

> On Wed, 17 May 2000, Christopher Twigg wrote:

> > Subject: Re: eth hanging on shutdown

> >

> > Are you trying to keep it from calling pump on startup? It's in

> > /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 if it's RedHat; change it from:

> > BOOTPROTO=dhcp

> > to

> > BOOTPROTO=none

> > .

> >

> > Christopher Twigg

> > cdtwigg at u.washington.edu

> >

> > On Wed, 17 May 2000, Adam Stenseth wrote:

> >

> > >

> > > Actually, got it figured out(more or less...).

> > >

> > > Apparently Pump(DHCP/BOOTP manager) was jumping up at startup(called from

> > > ifup, as usual) and sucking up rather ridiculous amounts of system

> > > resources(98%+ CPU). Whenever I killed it, shutdown wouldn't hang on

> > > eth0. It still seems to startup consuming an obscene amount of CPU, but

> > > killing it does the trick without affecting anything else on the

> > > system. In the mean time, I've just been mucking with ifconfig trying to

> > > figure out if something's set funky with the card.

> > >

> > > -Adam

> > >

> > > How many Zen masters does it take to screw in a light bulb?

> > >

> > > None. The Universe spins the bulb, and the Zen master stays out of

> > > the way.

> > >

> > > On Wed, 17 May 2000, Mike Hornung wrote:

> > >

> > > > Date: Wed, 17 May 2000 23:37:27 -0700 (PDT)

> > > > From: Mike Hornung <mike at boobaz.net>

> > > > Reply-To: linux at u.washington.edu

> > > > To: UW Linux Group <linux at u.washington.edu>

> > > > Subject: Re: eth hanging on shutdown

> > > >

> > > > Guess it's time to start looking at the script(s) to see at which point it

> > > > hangs. What distro is this? What is the last thing you see on the screen

> > > > before it appears to hang? Does it respond to anything? How long have

> > > > you waited before you considered it to be "hung?" Any other details that

> > > > may be useful?

> > > >

> > > > ---------------------------

> > > > -=<(| mike at boobaz.net |)>=-

> > > >

> > > > On Wed, 17 May 2000, Adam Stenseth wrote:

> > > >

> > > > |

> > > > |Hey, for the last couple days, whenever I've run shutdown, it hangs

> > > > |whenever it tries to shutdown the eth0 interface. Anyone ever seen that

> > > > |before?

> > > > |

> > > > | -Adam

> > > > |

> > > > |WHERE CAN THE MATTER BE

> > > > |

> > > > | Oh, dear, where can the matter be

> > > > | When it's converted to energy?

> > > > | There is a slight loss of parity.

> > > > | Johnny's so long at the fair.

> > > > |

> > > >

> > > >

> > >

> > >

> > >

> > >

> >

> >

>

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