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Bug 84045

Summary: hotplug's net.agent does not set IN_HOTPLUG
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: diego.santacruz
Component: hotplugAssignee: Bill Nottingham <notting>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Brock Organ <borgan>
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Description diego.santacruz 2003-02-11 13:49:26 UTC
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Description of problem:
The net agent of hotplug, /etc/hotplug/net.agent, does not set the IN_HOTPLUG
environment variable on which the ifup script relies.

As a consequence, a net iface that is configured with HOTPLUG=no is brought up
by hotplug despite the setting.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
hotplug-2002_04_01-13, but I think it also applies to latest rawhide.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure eth0 with HOTPLUG=no in ifcfg-eth0
2. Insert a PCMCIA network card

Actual Results:  Hotplug system brings up the interface eth0, despite the
HOTPLUG=no setting.

Expected Results:  Hotplug sets IN_HOTPLUG variable so that ifup can honour the
HOTPLUG=no setting.

Additional info:

The IN_HOTPLUG variable was added on Aug 07 2001, but somehow it was removed
afterwards (probably after upgrading the upstream hotplug package?).

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-10-01 22:11:01 UTC
Fixed in current releases.