Gentopia, NetworkManager, DHCP Timeouts

So, NetworkManager is one of the few packages remaining in Gentopia, and it requires a patch to dhcp, which Uberlord is looking into adding it to Portage, so that is a good thing.  On the down side though, something has recently started causing, whenever NetworkManager attempts to get a dhcp address, for it to take longer than 45 seconds to receive a dhcp response.  This of course, causes it to fail, and you then get stuck with an apipa address and no networking.  Still trying to hunt down the cause.  Will keep you posted.

Advertisements

One Response to Gentopia, NetworkManager, DHCP Timeouts

  1. redstone says:

    yeah, networkmanager does not work with static ips; someone should need to develop new ideas on this.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: