Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 206191
loopback device isn't brought up in rescue mode
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:33 EST
Description of problem:
If you try to start networking in RHEL5 beta2's rescue mode it will spit out an
error saying that /usr/bin/ifconfig was not found, and then subsequently the
loopback device is not brought up.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot using RHEL5-beta2
2.type linux rescue and hit enter
3.try to start networking
You get the "/usr/bin/ifconfig not found" error and the loopback device is not
You shouldn't get an error and
Created attachment 136110 [details]
patch to fix the problem.
Been fixed for a while
We don't have a RHEL5 beta2 yet. Setting version to rhel5-beta1.
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux release. Product Management has requested further review
of this request by Red Hat Engineering. This request is not yet committed for
inclusion in release.
Changes are available in latest RHEL5 build (20061111.0)