Erorr Messages "Device ethX has different MAC address than expected, ignoring." When Restarting Network Service (Doc ID 1933162.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 10, 2014

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 4.4 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

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.

Changes

Cause

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