I have a Raspberry Pi 2 here that's running the latest Minibian image, plus a few needed items -
wpasupplicant, firmware for the Edimax Wi-Fi Adapter,
mono-runtime, and a few others. However, I've noticed that during boot, it tries to configure the network interface to get onto the network. I'm alright with that, however it seems to block up the boot process, not letting anything else go while it sits there and gets a
DHCPOFFER from the router.
Is there any way I could have the network configuration occur in the background while the rest of the system boots?
EDIT after @goldilocks helped pinpoint -
ifup is calling for
dhclient to start.
ifup -v confirmed it. Is there any way I can have