eth0: link down during boot
Running Debian Unstable. Recently when booting I sometimes get the message:
eth0: link down
and then the PC cannot connect to the network. There are 5 DHCP DISCOVER attempts and then it gives up. Once booted, ifup eth0 doesn't work.
This NEVER happens if I boot Mandrake 10.1 and in fact booting Mandrake and the restarting and choosing Debian seems to fix it.
The problem _might_ be related too an init tools upgrade. Not sure.
Can anybody suggest a way to proceed to fix this?