[DAPPER] Slow boot "Configuring network interfaces..."

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Mon Apr 17 20:52:46 UTC 2006


Pekka Tiittanen wrote:

> On Mon, 2006-04-17 at 20:22 +0200, Lutzer wrote:
> 
>> Pressing ctrl+c does cancel the configuration of network interfaces.
> 
> Yes, but that doesn't solve the problem. And I don't want to teach my
> wife (yes, she uses ubuntu too :) to press ctrl-c if she complains about
> slow booting.

Try installing ifplugd and removing the "auto eth0".  I suspect that the
network isn't ready and you can't do anything until it is.  Without "auto"
in /etc/network/interfaces, ifplugd will bring up the interface as soon as
it detects a link-beat.
-- 
derek





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