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    Post BT 4 Beta boot time DHCP stuck issue

    if you are using this command
    update-rc.d networking defaults
    then every time when you boot BT it will check for DHCP address for all the available NIC's.so if there is no network connection present or cable unplugged to your NIC's.it seems like that BT got hanged but its not like that.its trying to aquire DHCP address for available NIC's until certain period of time.for solving this-

    after seeing message at boot time
    configuring network interfaces..................
    press ctrl + c & then enter
    within seconds the boot process will continue ahead.

    dhcpcd is no longer there in BT4 beta.instead use dhclient <interface> and you will get new IP.

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    hmmm maybe there is a configuration file for dhclient where it looks which interfaces to check? I'll have to check that as soon as I get home...

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    it will check all the available interfaces for DHCP packets & responses.

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    Quote Originally Posted by secure_it View Post
    if you are using this command
    update-rc.d networking defaults
    then every time when you boot BT it will check for DHCP address for all the available NIC's.so if there is no network connection present or cable unplugged to your NIC's.it seems like that BT got hanged but its not like that.its trying to aquire DHCP address for available NIC's until certain period of time.for solving this-

    after seeing message at boot time
    configuring network interfaces..................
    press ctrl + c & then enter
    within seconds the boot process will continue ahead.

    dhcpcd is no longer there in BT4 beta.instead use dhclient <interface> and you will get new IP.
    I commented out the interfaces in /etc/network/interfaces

    All devices still seem to be working fine for me, and the delay is now gone when booting. not sure if this is the correct way to do this, but it has worked out great for me.


    # The loopback network interface
    auto lo
    iface lo inet loopback

    # The primary network interface
    #auto eth0
    #iface eth0 inet dhcp
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