[CentOS] Interface starts when it shouldn't

Markus Falb markus.falb at fasel.at
Sun Mar 11 18:30:48 UTC 2012

On 11.3.2012 18:56, Steve Thompson wrote:
> In CentOS 5.7 and earlier versions, an alias interface is defined via 
> ifcfg-<interface>:foo which contains "ONBOOT=no". The ONBOOT setting 
> appears to be ignored, and the interface always starts when the system 
> boots or if networking is restarted. This is a serious bug that seems to 
> date back many years (I found references in 2005). Anyone know why it 
> hasn't been fixed, or if there is indeed a fix?


Kind Regards, Markus Falb

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