Random ending up with ifcfg-eth*.bak files...

Mikael Fridh mfridh at marinsoftware.com
Wed Jan 25 17:26:40 CST 2012

On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 04:14:34PM -0600, Spike_White at Dell.com wrote:
> Something Narendra just said reminded me of a "nuisance-level" bug I'm seeing on beaucoup of our RHEL5 Linux servers.
> Randomly we end up w/ ifcfg-eth*.bak files in our /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts dir.  Been bitten by ifup trying to plumb up ifcfg-eth0.bak files before (in older RHEL versions).  So we *religiously* move old copies of ifcfg-eth* to a subdir or other save dir.  Not this dir. So it's not system engineers doing this.    

It seems to be kudzu doing that.


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