Bug 668395 - Kickstart network command doesn't reconfigure active connection (unlike in rhel 5).
Summary: Kickstart network command doesn't reconfigure active connection (unlike in rh...
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda
Version: 6.0
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Radek Vykydal
QA Contact: Release Test Team
: 666536 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
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Reported: 2011-01-10 12:09 UTC by Radek Vykydal
Modified: 2018-11-14 15:51 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: anaconda-13.21.92-1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2011-05-19 12:36:49 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2011:0530 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE anaconda bug fix and enhancement update 2011-05-18 17:44:52 UTC

Description Radek Vykydal 2011-01-10 12:09:08 UTC
Description of problem:

In RHEL 5, first kickstart network command reactivated active network device with new configuration. In RHEL 6.0 it doesn't.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

RHEL 6.0

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install using kickstart from network, set network configuration on cmdline.
2. In kickstart have network command for the device activated/used to get kicktart with different configuration.
Actual results:

After kickstart is fetched the configuration from kickstart is not applied.
You can check with ifconfig on tty2 when available.

Expected results:

The configuration from kickstart file is applied and the device is reconfigured after fetching kickstart.

Additional info:

Comment 2 Radek Vykydal 2011-01-12 09:04:05 UTC
*** Bug 666536 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 4 RHEL Program Management 2011-01-19 15:30:24 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion
in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release. Product Management has 
requested further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed 
products. This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update release.

Comment 5 Radek Vykydal 2011-01-26 13:41:27 UTC
This should be fixed in anaconda-13.21.92-1.

Comment 7 Alexander Todorov 2011-03-30 09:52:32 UTC
With anaconda-13.21.107-1.el6 the network configuration from ks.cfg was applied on top of the previous configuration passed on the command line. Moving to VERIFIED.

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2011-05-19 12:36:49 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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