Description of problem:
When a bridged interface is configured to start up on boot via the
kernel command line options, the resulting ifcfg files produced by
the 45ifcfg dracut module are incorrect. Atlthough the interface is
brought up correctly on start up, and functions as expected, when the
configuration file is imported into the booted system it prevents the
bridged interface from being successfully restarted.
This patch rewrites the section of 45ifcfg responsible for the creation
of the required ifcfg files.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 20 x86_64; Dracut 037-11.git20140402
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Setup bonded interface in /boot/grub2/grub.cfg (parameters below)
The bridged interface is brought up correctly during boot up, but the configuration files produced by the 45ifcfg dracut module (ifcfg-br0 and ifcfg-enp5s0 in this particular case) are incorrect. Once these files are imported into the running system, a subsequent restart pf the bridge interface fails.
The bridge interface works during the initial boot up sequence and subsequently when the system is up and running.
Relevant grub kernel parameters: bridge=br0:enp5s0 ip=br0:dhcp
Proposed patch and pull request on GitHub
Created attachment 921146 [details]
Copy of proposed patch / pull request on GitHub
Proposed patch reverted in the above pull request as it's been updated upstream yesterday to take this into account, along with some tidying up.
Proposed patch added to the pull request on Github, to go along with the latest upstream commit.
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