kudzu broken in Fedora 8 after updates?

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Sun Mar 23 02:39:53 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-03-23 at 12:27 +1000, Michael D. Setzer II wrote:
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> Systems are not finding the nic after clonng to an identical machine as they 
> have with all version from Redhat 9 to Fedora 7. Now it is coming up with a 
> message that eth0 doesn't appear to be present. Deleting the network setup 
> in the gui, and then creating a new one using eth1 instead of eth0 that still 
> shows up as an option then works.
> In dmesg, found that kudzu has an error.
> warning: process 'kudzu' used the deprecated sysctl system call with 1.23.
> I've run it at the command prompt with kudzu -p and it produces output that 
> shows the eth0, but the /etc/sysconfig/hwconf does not show those lines. 
> I am going to reimage a machine, and see if redirecting the output of 
> kudzu -p >/etc/sysconfig/hwconf 
> and then rebooting will fix the problem, but even if it does, is this a problem 
> that could effect other things if kudzu isn't working, and is there an 
> alternative?
seems to me that you know what you are doing but you have to be careful
because it's possible that you have a HWADDR=something
in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 in your image that you use
to 'clone' and that of course would break things just like this.


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