Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 56445
changing /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 && /etc/init.d/network restart fails
Last modified: 2015-03-04 20:09:57 EST
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Description of problem:
Changing the IP address in ifcfg-eth0 and then doing a /etc/init.d/network
restart does not reset the IP address (as reported by ifconfig)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. edit /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 and change the ip address
2. issue /etc/init.d/network restart
3. check ifconfig for new ipaddress - old one is still being reported /
Actual Results: IP address remains unchanged.
Expected Results: The new IP address should have been used.
Reproducable on two different machines, with different network addaptors.
Please check 55404 for my comments on this problem.
I provided an explanation and a suggested patch.
Sorry duplicate bug - I tried searching but did not find this one!
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 55404 ***