wired ethernet disabled between reboots, was: when startup delays become bugs

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Tue May 21 21:18:15 UTC 2013

On Tue, 2013-05-21 at 15:15 -0600, Chris Murphy wrote:

> Anaconda creates ifcfg-en5s0, but sometimes the interface doesn't get
> an IP address via DHCP on boot. Sometimes it does. I haven't figured
> out why. But if I delete this ifcfg- file, and have Gnome > Network
> create a new profile, it creates a new ifcfg-p5p1 file. Now the
> network comes up reliably on each reboot.

What does 'ifconfig' or 'ip' think the interface is called? In anaconda?
And then in the installed system?
Adam Williamson
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