Raspberry Pi EABI test image

George Mitchell george at m5p.com
Mon Dec 24 20:03:21 UTC 2012

On 12/24/12 12:53, Ian Lepore wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-12-24 at 10:58 -0500, George Mitchell wrote:
>> On 12/23/12 19:55, Andrew Turner wrote:
>>> On Sun, 23 Dec 2012 19:05:48 -0500
>>> George Mitchell <george+freebsd at m5p.com> wrote:
>>> [...]
>>>> Although rc.conf says ue0_config="DHCP"', dhclient doesn't run.  I can
>>>> run it manually, and then everything network-related works.
>>> I've seen this before with other RPi images.
>> Changing DHCP to SYNCDHCP "fixes" the issue.  I'll try to see if I can
>> figure out why DHCP doesn't work.
> To look into why =DHCP doesn't work, look at devd and the devd rules to
> figure out why usb-based interfaces (apparently) aren't being handled.
> The way the rc system works these days, DHCP means "do 'ifconfig up' on
> the interface and let devd launch dhclient in response to that", and
> SYNCDHCP means "the rc system directly invokes dhclient immediately".
> -- Ian
That sure explains it!  rc.conf says devd_enable="NO".  Removing this
line causes DHCP to run as expected with ue0_config="DHCP".   -- George

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