Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 172776
vconfig add on bonded device causes link down on physical device
Last modified: 2015-03-04 20:15:20 EST
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Description of problem:
When I add a new VLAN to bond0, eth0 ends up with link down. I can fix it with ifconfig eth0 up afterwards.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
bond0 is bonding device for eth0 and eth2. No IP address assigned.
2. # ethtool eth0| grep Link
Link detected: yes
3. Now I add a new VLAN to bond0, in order to create bond0.906:
# vconfig add bond0 906
Actual Results: # ethtool eth0| grep Link
Link detected: no
Expected Results: ethtool eth0| grep Link
Link detected: yes
The problem persists in kernel-smp-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4
Please give the latest vconfig-1.9 in FC-Devel a try if the problem still exists.
Read ya, Phil
Reproduced with vconfig-1.9-1.1 and kernel-smp-2.6.15-1.1831_FC4. No change,
OK, will need to investigate this bug further then.
Will keep this bugzilla updated and put in a new comment as soon as i know more.
Read ya, Phil
This report targets the FC3 or FC4 products, which have now been EOL'd.
Could you please check that it still applies to a current Fedora release, and
either update the target product or close it ?
Reproduced with kernel kernel 2.6.19-1.2895.fc6 and vconfig-1.9-2.1. This is not
exactly hard to reproduce.
Can I get this one out of NEEDINFO? It's still there with 2.6.20-1.2925.fc6.
Just reproduced in kernel-18.104.22.168-34.fc7. I can reproduce in rawhide anytime,
if someone cares.
Reproduced in 2.6.24-0.83.rc5.fc9
Based on the date this bug was created, it appears to have been reported
against rawhide during the development of a Fedora release that is no
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doesn't happen again.
Reproduced with 2.6.25-0.185.rc7.git6.fc9.i686 and vconfig-1.9-6.fc9. (Both from
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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This sounds like #432622 which I came across on EL4. hotplug seems to be the problem.
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