Bug 55285 - ifup loops on wrong HWADDR
ifup loops on wrong HWADDR
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-10-29 04:11 EST by Harald Hoyer
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:24 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-10-29 04:12:03 EST
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Description Harald Hoyer 2001-10-29 04:11:59 EST
Description of Problem:
ifup loops, if the wrong HWADDR is set.

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How Reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. edit ifcfg-eth0 with a wrong set HWADDR
2. /sbin/ifup eth0
3. watch the loop

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Expected Results:
do not ifup i-face

Additional Information:
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-01-25 00:20:32 EST
Whoops. Fixed in 6.51-1 for the simple cases.

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