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Bug 23017 - "use net" does not work as expected (hotplug problem)
Summary: "use net" does not work as expected (hotplug problem)
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] baselayout (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Greg Kroah-Hartman (RETIRED)
Depends on:
Blocks: 66472
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Reported: 2003-06-17 13:58 UTC by Stanislav Brabec
Modified: 2005-08-16 11:51 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Stanislav Brabec 2003-06-17 13:58:00 UTC
I have removed everything automatically provided by hotplug from default
run-level. One of those hotplugged drivers is also net.eth0.

I have added package esound with init script dependence "use net", which depends
(for -bind $HOSTNAME) on fully functional network, but only lo is up in time the
script starts - net.eth0 is started by hotplug afterwards - too late.

It seems, that either

"use net" is not sufficient and I have to add "hotplug" to all init scripts,
which require complete network up


"use net" should start also hotplug, if runlevel contains it.
Comment 1 Daniel Robbins (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2003-11-12 20:22:27 UTC
martin: is this fixed yet?
Comment 2 Greg Kroah-Hartman (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-04-01 10:17:12 UTC
Is this still an issue?
Comment 3 SpanKY gentoo-dev 2004-10-05 17:38:58 UTC
need update on this
Comment 4 Greg Kroah-Hartman (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-08-16 11:51:03 UTC
Closing due to lack of info