Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 850805
iproute shows mixed up/down status
Last modified: 2015-02-18 08:45:26 EST
Description of problem:
When I try to use netconsole and the OS comes up with the interface names swapped (as defined by hardware address set in the ifcfg-eth* files), eth1 is let in a state that is reported as both up and down. In order to swap the interface names I need to down the device.
It may be that that the two different states are referring to different things and this really isn't a bug.
3: eth1: <NO-CARRIER,BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast state DOWN mode DEFAULT qlen 1000
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As with the previous issue, I suppose this is a regression from 3.4?
Actually I think it is an improvement from 3.4 (or maybe the one before that) where I was having worse issues with interfaces that seemed to be both up and down.
I am seeing this more now, because there was a change (in the kernel I suspect) where my interfaces are detected in the reverse order of what they were previously and I have been using netconsole to try to diagnose a few kernel issues.
It's possible that one might not consider this to be an actual bug. (Maybe there are two state spaces that can each be up or down.)
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 19 development cycle.
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