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Re: [SLE] networking problem
  • From: Richard Bos <radoeka@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2004 21:45:35 +0100
  • Message-id: <200412222145.35043.radoeka@xxxxxxxxx>
Op dinsdag 21 december 2004 14:53, schreef Jon Nelson:
> > I can't explain how, after the NICs appear to be fully set up, they both
> > "lose" their IPs and the routing table disappears!
>
> I sprinkled echos throughout various networking scripts like water on
> pavement.  I narrowed it down to lines 947 through 949 of /sbin/ifup.
> If I have USE_IPV6 set to "no" (sans quotes) in
> /etc/sysconfig/network/config then these lines get executed at boot
> time. For some reason, the command:
>   ip -6 address flush dev $INTERFACE
> flushes *all* addresses, not just ipv6 addresses, from the NIC and I end
> up with *no* interfaces (not even lo) set up with an IP address, and
> thus nothing networking related works properly or at all.
>
> Strangely, trying the same command /after/ successfully setting
> addresses doesn't have the same effect.  I'm at a loss to explain.
>
> Can anybody else reproduce the behavior (ie, set USE_IPV6 to no and
> check your interfaces after boot up.  init 1 then init 3 doesn't do it)

Perhaps 1 of the rpms below fixes your problem?
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/people/mmj/9.2/i386/iproute2-2.6.9-2.1.i586.rpm
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/people/mmj/9.2/amd64/iproute2-2.6.9-2.1.x86_64.rpm

Please let suse know if they are okay ;)

--
Richard Bos
Without a home the journey is endless


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