LFS 6.0 BootCD - A call for testers
jwrober at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Sep 17 10:57:03 PDT 2004
Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-09-16 at 20:35 -0500, James Robertson wrote:
>>>- - It's possible to add an script, like the net-setup one, to select the keymap
>>>and console font for non egnlish speakers?
>>I like this as well. I would like to see this and the net-setup script
>>happen as the cd boots automatically into rc3.
> The script idea for loadkeys sounds acceptable, but part of my purpose
> in making the net-setup script was to get it out of the bootscripts.
> Not everyone will need or use the network, and for those who do, they're
> directed to just take a second to set it up using the script. This
> makes boot-time just that much quicker and generalizes the cd just that
> much more. Any alternative solutions to my script are welcome, but
> personally, I'd shy away from something that further slows the boot
OK, I see your point. After-boot script it is.
>>I also would like to see the net-setup script tell me the ip address
>>information retunred from the dhcp server. kinda like what an ifconfig
>>would do. (this is based on cd-09152004)
> I can do one of two things here.
> 1) after dhcpcd is run, call 'ip addr show eth0' which will give you
> link info and the IP address, and broadcast address
> 2) run dhcpcd with a -d flag, which will output verbose communications
> between the client and the server.
> Any preference?
No real need IMO for verbose output from dhcpd. It is really esoteric
stuff anyway. I would go for option 1.
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