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Bug 250058 - ifup-eth script does not work corretly with mixed bond/native network configuration
ifup-eth script does not work corretly with mixed bond/native network configu...
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: initscripts Maintenance Team
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2007-07-30 03:25 EDT by David Kostal
Modified: 2010-02-11 16:40 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-02-11 16:40:49 EST
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ifup-eth patch (425 bytes, patch)
2007-07-30 03:25 EDT, David Kostal
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Description David Kostal 2007-07-30 03:25:46 EDT
Description of problem:
If the system has both bond and native (eth) network interfaces configured, then
after the system boot all bonding slaves are down.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure bond0 with at least one slave (eg. eth0 and eth1). Configure
(another) ethernet interface (eg. etth2).
2. boot the system

Actual results:
bond0 and eth3 are up, eth0 and eth1 are down.

Expected results:
All bond0, eth0, eth1 and eth2 should be up.

Additional info:
In the ifup-eth script there is a section which shuts down the "slave"
interfaces. Commenting this command causes everything to start up normally.
Patch is included, although I'm not sure whether it's the best place to fix.
Comment 1 David Kostal 2007-07-30 03:25:46 EDT
Created attachment 160219 [details]
ifup-eth patch
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2009-03-18 17:23:41 EDT
I apologize for the extremely awful response time here.

Does this persist with current RHEL 5 updates? There have been various updates to bonding support in the interim. Also, your configuration might help.
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2010-02-11 16:40:49 EST
Closing due to no response, apologies.

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