Antonio Olivares wrote: > > Rick, > > modprobe.conf is as follows > > [[email protected] Documents]# cat /etc/modprobe.conf > alias eth0 8139too > alias scsi_hostadapter pata_sis > alias snd-card-0 snd-intel8x0 > options snd-card-0 index=0 > options snd-intel8x0 index=0 > > > The machine hangs at gathering IP information. It does not move any further. To achieve a connection on this machine, I disconnect the ethernet cable and manually assign it an IP. What could be wrong here? > > While the device is disconnected booting goes on as normal. > I bet if you waited long enough, the machine would have finished booting. It sounds like it is not getting a response from the DHCP server. Can you look at the logs on the DHCP server? That should give you an idea of what is going on. There may also be helpful messages in /var/log/messages. Do a search for DHCP." Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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