Erorr Messages "Device ethX has different MAC address than expected, ignoring." When Restarting Network Service
Last updated on OCTOBER 10, 2014
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 4.4 and later
When restart network service, getting error in messages file "Device eth1 has different MAC address than expected, ignoring":
The network is configured with bonding interface with mode=1 or active-passive.
- There are no physical or network configuration changes in the environment.
- The two network devices are part of a bond device (bond0) and on trying to start/restart the network service gets the messages as shown.
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