DragonFly bugs List (threaded) for 2005-02
Re: installer networking
On Tue, 1 Feb 2005 15:10:14 -0800
Chris Pressey <cpressey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Feb 2005 09:59:10 -0500
> "George Georgalis" <george@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > [...]
> > On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 01:09:39AM -0800, Chris Pressey wrote:
> > >You can look at function fn_assign_ip() in fn_configure.c:
> > >
> > >http://www.bsdinstaller.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/installer/src/backe
> > >nd /installer/fn_configure.c
> > >
> > >But, by the looks of the code, it actually does write your selected
> > >network settings to rc.conf, even if they failed to connect.
> > >Possibly all that is needed is a more informative error message.
I just tested this (with the latest version) by manually disabling my
DHCP server, and trying to DHCP-configure the interface. It times out
and fails after a while, but it still writes 'ifconfig_dc0="DHCP"' to
the target system's rc.conf.
I'll make the failure message more descriptive.