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Bug 1515027

Summary: NetworkManager-wait-online.service completes too early when device has no carrier for unusually long time
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Reporter: Akshay Jain <akjain>
Component: NetworkManagerAssignee: sushil kulkarni <sukulkar>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Desktop QE <desktop-qa-list>
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Priority: unspecified    
Version: 7.2CC: arusso, atragler, bgalvani, fgiudici, lmiksik, lrintel, rkhan, sukulkar, thaller, vbenes
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Last Closed: 2018-04-10 13:34:16 UTC Type: Bug
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[PATCH] device: make carrier-wait-timeout configurable per device none

Description Akshay Jain 2017-11-20 01:58:35 UTC
Description of problem:

NetworkManager-wait-online.service is occasionally completing (aka Started) before network connectivity is established, thus allowing systemd to reach the network-online.target before connectivity has been established.

Customer use autofs and LDAP heavily and depend on the network connectivity being established before those services are brought up. When network connectivity is not up and autofs is started, the host is unable to properly boot.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
NetworkManager-1.8.0-9.el7.x86_64
autofs-5.0.7-54.px5.el7.x86_64


How reproducible:
Activate NetworkManager-wait-online.service and boot.


Additional info:
 if customer override the NetworkManager-wait-online.service to execute `ExecStart=/usr/bin/nm-online --timeout 30` instead of `ExecStart=/usr/bin/nm-online -s --timeout 30`, the issue no longer occurs.


We have a bug open on upstream with same issue.
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1483343

Comment 2 Thomas Haller 2017-11-21 14:53:00 UTC
Created attachment 1356761 [details]
[PATCH] device: make carrier-wait-timeout configurable per device

Comment 6 Vladimir Benes 2018-02-14 10:43:16 UTC
working well in CI now

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2018-04-10 13:34:16 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2018:0778