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Bug 81471 - /etc/init.d/network status reports "active" for inactive devices
/etc/init.d/network status reports "active" for inactive devices
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Blocks: 79579
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Reported: 2003-01-09 14:51 EST by Miloslav Trmac
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:33 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-13 22:38:18 EST
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Description Miloslav Trmac 2003-01-09 14:51:48 EST
Steps to Reproduce:
1.During installation, chose NOT to start eth0 (rtl8139) at boot
2./etc/init.d/network status
Actual results:
eth0 is listed among active devices

Additional info:
/sbin/ip -o link show shows even inactive devices:
1: lo: <LOOPBACK, UP> ...
2: eth0: <BROADCAST, MULTICAST> ..... [not UP ]
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-01-13 22:38:18 EST
fixed in 7.03-1, thanks!

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