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

Dan Williams dcbw at redhat.com
Tue May 21 21:48:19 UTC 2013

On Tue, 2013-05-21 at 14:18 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> 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?

Also, the systemd journal from when it doesn't work would be very


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