Bug 1011013 - add PERSISTENT_DHCLIENT=1 to ifcfg-eth0
add PERSISTENT_DHCLIENT=1 to ifcfg-eth0
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: guest-images (Show other bugs)
6.6
Unspecified Unspecified
unspecified Severity unspecified
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Assigned To: Joey Boggs
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Reported: 2013-09-23 09:28 EDT by Joey Boggs
Modified: 2014-03-12 09:43 EDT (History)
7 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: rhel-guest-image-6.5-20130926.0.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Cause: missing dhclient configuration option caused network disconnection if dhcp failed Consequence: loss of network connectivity Fix: PERSISTENT_DHCLIENT=1 added to ifcfg-eth0 Result: if nic is unable to negotiate a dhcp address it will retry
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Last Closed: 2013-11-21 19:22:51 EST
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Description Joey Boggs 2013-09-23 09:28:31 EDT
Description of problem:

PERSISTENT_DHCLIENT=1 Needs to be added into ifcfg-eth0 to recover from dhcp errors
Comment 4 Wei Shi 2013-10-31 05:18:36 EDT
Verified:
  rhel-guest-image-6-6.5-20131024.0-1

# cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 
DEVICE=eth0
BOOTPROTO=dhcp
ONBOOT=on
PERSISTENT_DHCLIENT=1
Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2013-11-21 19:22:51 EST
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2013-1735.html
Comment 6 Wei Shi 2014-03-11 22:46:02 EDT
*** Bug 1054949 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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