Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 223570
Race condition causes failed link detection in network-functions
Last modified: 2014-03-16 23:05:05 EDT
Description of problem:
Race condition in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/network-functions
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
It's a race condition.. umm.. it happens for me on a Dell workstation system
with a broadcom nic and a cisco switch
Steps to Reproduce:
did I mention it's a race condition ;)
/etc/init.d/network restart fails to detect the cable
It should sleep to allow the network interface to stabilise before testing if
there is link.
Created attachment 146049 [details]
Diff to check_link_down function to add sleep
It's already got a 5 second timeout. This is fixed in RHEL 5 by use of the
when you say already you mean "always has had" or it now has?(In reply to
> It's already got a 5 second timeout. This is fixed in RHEL 5 by use of the
> LINKDELAY parameter.
when you say Already got.. do you mean always has had or its been recently
initscripts has a 5 second wait for link status to be correct for dhcp in RHEL 3
or later. In RHEL5 the delay length is user configurable.