Bug 51038 - WS530 dhcpcd brings down NIC.
WS530 dhcpcd brings down NIC.
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2001-08-06 16:10 EDT by Rogelio Noriega
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:22 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-08 07:48:21 EDT
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Description Rogelio Noriega 2001-08-06 16:10:44 EDT
Description of Problem:

Dell Precision Workstation 530

I came across this by accident, if eth0 is up and running and "ifup eth0" 
is ran it will bring down the network card. Deleting /var/run/dhcpcd-
eth0.pid, will allow you to run ifup eth0 without errors and bring the 
network back up. This happens with Intel and 3Com cards.


How Reproducible:
100%


Steps to Reproduce:
1.Run ifup eth0 twice
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Expected Results:
Running ifup eth0 twice should not bring down the NIC.


Additional Information:
Comment 1 Glen Foster 2001-08-06 18:48:52 EDT
This defect is considered MUST-FIX for Fairfax
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2001-08-06 18:55:14 EDT
initscripts bug
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2001-08-09 01:52:58 EDT
Should be fixed in 6.13-1.

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