Bug 199139

Summary: Interfaces get mixed up when using ccwgroups and ONBOOT=no
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Reporter: Bastien Nocera <bnocera>
Component: initscriptsAssignee: Bill Nottingham <notting>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Brock Organ <borgan>
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Priority: urgent    
Version: 4.0CC: benl, mitr, rvokal, tao
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OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: RHBA-2007-0303 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-05-01 17:29:54 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Blocks: 198694, 202218, 234547    
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patch for this issue none

Description Bastien Nocera 2006-07-17 14:32:07 UTC

On zSeries, using qeth interfaces

1. Set up 3 interfaces (eth0, eth1, eth2)
2. Setup eth0 and eth2 to be ONBOOT=yes
3. Setup eth1 to be ONBOOT=no
4. See that /proc/qeth shows eth0 and eth1 as being setup, instead of eth0, eth1
and eth2 (eth1 is initialised, but not up)

The attached patches from bhinson@redhat.com fix the problem

Comment 1 Bastien Nocera 2006-07-17 14:32:08 UTC
Created attachment 132547 [details]

Comment 7 Bill Nottingham 2006-07-24 16:09:18 UTC
Realistically, this should all be udev rules... it should see the qeth devices
on boot, load the appropriate module, and a udev script should configure the

Comment 9 RHEL Product and Program Management 2006-08-18 15:08:12 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update

Comment 12 Bill Nottingham 2006-12-07 22:27:27 UTC
Created attachment 143097 [details]
patch for this issue

Please test that this works for you - this works for me in testing the scenario
mentioned above. This is what I'm planning to commit for 7.93.26.EL-1 and

Comment 17 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-05-01 17:29:54 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.