eth hanging on shutdown

Russell Power rjpower at washington.edu
Thu May 18 16:02:19 PDT 2000


I had a problem with pump hanging on startup with 6.1. By downgrading to
the pump from 6.0 - I managed to get the problem to go away - maybe the
situation is similar?

--Russell



----- Original Message -----
From: "Adam Stenseth" <lynx at u.washington.edu>
To: "UW Linux Group" <linux at u.washington.edu>
Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2000 12:26 AM
Subject: Re: eth hanging on shutdown



>

> 6.1, and like Rich said, Pump works; it just gets a bit over-zealous from

> there. And for no apparent reason. Now, lets see if I can remember what

> the last lame thing I did to my config files was...

>

> -Adam

>

> >

> > Which version of RedHat are you running? There were some problems with

> > pump in initial versions RH6.0.

> >

> > Christopher Twigg

> > cdtwigg at u.washington.edu

> >

> > 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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