[systemd-devel] [PATCH] networkd: fix systemd-networkd-wait-online with multiple NICs

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Thu May 21 06:55:43 PDT 2015

On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 8:05 PM, Michael Marineau
<michael.marineau at coreos.com> wrote:
> I haven't retested HEAD yet but up through 219 it would report 'no-carrier
> configuring' which seems bogus since it shouldn't be configuring an
> interface in such a state

"no-carrier configuring" could easily happen as we would enslave a
device and add routes/addresses even before the device gains a

> and there is no .network config to apply to the
> interface either.

Now this is strange. A link should never be in "configuring" state
unless we actually have a .network file to apply to it.

> We have seen similar looking networkctl output for
> physical interfaces too but since several different states get squashed into
> 'configuring' I'm not sure if it is the same situation, it was just easier
> to demo with a .netdev and bridge. Interestingly no other mechanism for
> creating a bridge (ip or brctl) got it into the same state but I'm not sure
> why.

Not sure to be honest, I'll try to keep an eye on this, but as I said
I have not been able to reproduce.



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