[CentOS] Virtual NICs (aliases like eth0:1) won't come up after reboot

Kai Schaetzl maillists at conactive.com
Thu Nov 13 12:31:18 UTC 2008

Ralph Angenendt wrote on Thu, 13 Nov 2008 12:16:22 +0100:

> If they have "ONBOOT=YES" change that to "ONPARENT=YES". If they have
> neither, add ONPARENT=YES.

FYI: I've been creating NIC aliases with ONBOOT=yes for quite some time 
without a problem as I wasn't aware of the ONPARENT directive. I usually 
just copy the file and change it accordingly. The trap I usually run into 
is that I forget to change DEVICE.


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
Get your web at Conactive Internet Services: http://www.conactive.com

More information about the CentOS mailing list