Restart of Network Device Fails With Error: "RTNETLINK answers: File exists Failed to bring up ethX" (Doc ID 2193877.1)

Last updated on JULY 04, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.1 to Oracle Linux 7.2 [Release OL5U1 to OL7U2]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Unable to bring up ethX device after service network restart:

Cause

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