Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 448040
network device not activated on boot
Last modified: 2014-06-18 04:46:26 EDT
Description of problem:
Even though I've selected 'Activate device when computer starts' for my network
adaptor, it is not activated on boot.
After every boot, I've to manually go to Network configuration or Network device
control and activate the device.
Attached are the screenshots of my network settings and
/etc/sysconfig/networking/profiles/default/ifcfg-eth0 (which is same as
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure Fedora 9 network adaptor
2. Select 'Activate on boot'
3. Reboot and find that the device is not activated
Device is not activated on boot.
Device is activated on boot.
NetworkManager service: Not enabled
IP: Static (no DHCP)
Created attachment 306443 [details]
Screenshot of network device configuration
Created attachment 306444 [details]
Either set NM_CONTROLLED to 'yes' (the Controlled by NetworkManager checkbox) or
enable the 'network' service in the service control.