Annoyance with recent parallelism in rc.d

Mike Makonnen mmakonnen at
Wed Feb 18 22:31:07 PST 2009

CC'ing Brooks since he was the one who originally introduced it.

Andrew Gallatin wrote:
> Maybe synchronous_dhclient=yes should be the default, as there are a
> lot of cases of it not working async?  

That seems like the better solution to me too.

>I had horribly annoying
> problems with NFS failing (via amd using NIS based maps) at boot on
> different machines 90% of the time.  Some use bge, and others use nfe.
> At least in my case, there was no "reset".  Eg:
> /dev/da0s2g: clean, 1992874 free (138 frags, 249092 blocks, 0.0% fragmentation)
> bge0: link state changed to DOWN
> Starting Network: lo0 bge0.
> bge1: link state changed to DOWN
> Setting date via ntp.
> 13 Feb 13:41:48 ntpdate[638]: no servers can be used, exiting
> Setting NIS domain:
> Starting rpcbind.
> /etc/rc: WARNING: failed to start amd
> Recovering vi editor sessions:.
> Setting synchronous_dhclient=yes seems to have fixed it for me.
> Drew

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