eth0 is up eventhough the interface is not used
On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 07:02:24AM +0800, Umarzuki Mochlis wrote:
> # ifconfig
> eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:1e:ec:b1:5a:76
> UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
The "UP" flag listed is just the admin status. However, it's missing
the "RUNNING" flag, which will indicate that there is link and the
interface is operationally up.
> is there any application that could cause this situation to happen?
Sure. Run "ifconfig eth0 up" but don't plug anything into the NIC.
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