[CentOS] Heads up: corrupt ifup-eth script in initscripts package on 5.7

Wed Dec 21 22:52:59 UTC 2011
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 2:07 PM, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn
<dennisml at conversis.de> wrote:

> On Centos 5.6 this works as expected. On Centos 5.7 this also works but
> also outputs "RTNETLINK answers: No such device".
> It seems the script is not broken but the code path executed is now very
> different (due to the missing "exec" call in the script). As a result the
> script at the end does a "ip route replace" on the bridge which apparently
> doesn't work. In the old version this code also exists but never gets run
> because the execution of "ifup-eth" ends with the "exec" line.

The upstream bugzilla that made the change you referenced is this one:


and the actual patch is:


I think you should file a bug report upstream because CentOS makes
modifications only by inheriting the upstream (RH) code.