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Bug 81050

Summary: network interface won't go up if negotiation takes too long (with patch)
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Public Beta Reporter: Alexandre Oliva <aoliva>
Component: initscriptsAssignee: Bill Nottingham <notting>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Brock Organ <borgan>
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: phoebeCC: rvokal, wtogami
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Hardware: i386   
OS: Linux   
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Last Closed: 2003-01-14 01:24:52 UTC Type: ---
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Description Flags
patch that fixes /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/network-functions none

Description Alexandre Oliva 2003-01-03 20:41:45 UTC
If ip link says the interface is up but mii-tool says it's got no link before
negotiation is complete, ifup fails very quickly.  In 8.0, we used to wait 5
seconds between ip set up and running mii-tool, which was enough for my epic100
card to negotiate the link.  In Phoebe, it always fails, because there's a 1-2
second window between ip link reporting the interface is up and mii-tool getting
a `link ok'.  The patch I'm going to attach restores the 8.0 behavior, in that
it takes at most 5 seconds to bail out, but it gives more time for mii-tool to
return a success result.

Comment 1 Alexandre Oliva 2003-01-03 20:42:50 UTC
Created attachment 89107 [details]
patch that fixes /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/network-functions

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2003-01-14 01:24:23 UTC
Fixed differently in 7.03-1.

Comment 3 Alexandre Oliva 2003-01-23 14:56:39 UTC
Confirmed fixed in phoebe2.