UEK Cannot Handle ETHTOOL_OPTS Configuration in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-* on OL5 (Doc ID 1662544.1)

Last updated on MAY 14, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] to Oracle Linux 5.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] [Release OL5U8 to OL5U9]
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

The following option ETHTOOL_OPTS in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ethX does not work on the OL5 server with UEK running.

 

Cause

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