Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 115598
DHCP fails when running FC2 Test1 kernel in VMware
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:36 EST
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Description of problem:
This bug is now known since ages as bug #100527, that's why I create a
new bug report for FC2 Test1.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. try to use DHCP when running FC2 Test1 in VMware
Did you try this on previous versions of RHL or Fedora?
They all seem to suffer from the same problem (actualy i think the
problem is with VMware which cannot pass link state on to the virtual
Anyway, All I have ever had to do to get around this was edit
/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 (or whatever the device is
called) and add the following at the bottom of that file on a line of
ip link set $DEVICE up
I've tried this on RHL9, FC1 and FC2 Test1.
Read comment #5 on big #100527.
interesting, never looked at it THAT close - the above suggested
solution works okay for me... Although, if there's a bug in the kernel
- it should really be fixed!
this is a duplicate og bug #100527 - i can't close the bug as a duplicate
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 100527 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.