Subject: Re: Notes on 3.0 Install
To: Rowdy <email@example.com>
From: Jorg Dekker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/30/2006 08:50:00
By pre-creating a ifconfig, I managed to solve my unknown host problem
on 3.0 without requiring a serial cable.
I've also ended up with a basic custom restore cd for my qube - which is
a bonus. And it was easy enough for a newbie like me to do.
Thanks for giving me the idea Rowdy.
> Peter Fröhlich wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> - I get the "unknown host [0.0.0.0]" message that many people seem to
>> have reported. So far I could not get rid of that, but I assume it
>> will go away once I assign a fixed IP address.
> Does anyone know why this happens?
> One thought I had is that if the i386 box (that had been running the
> restore CD) is powered off before the /etc/ifconfig.tlp0 is created to
> assign a fixed IP address to the Qube/Raq, and without another DHCP
> server on the network, the appliance would not be able to find an IP
> But there are too many reports of it happening apparently straight after
> the installation, and most ppl probably would not have had the
> time to turn off the i386 box.
> Is it worth it, does anyone think, to pre-create a /etc/ifconfig.tlp
> with a class C IP address like 192.168.1.1 (or any other reasonable
> default)? Would that cause more problems than it solves?