The Command "ifup" Silently Fails against Alias/Virtual Devices when Initscripts-9.03.53-1.0.2.el6_8.1.x86_64 is in stalled (Doc ID 2200204.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 07, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.6 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] and later
Linux x86

Symptoms

When having initscripts-9.03.53-1.0.2.el6_8.1.x86_64 installed and trying to use ifup to bring up an alias/virtual device, the command returns no error but fails to bring up the device

 

Cause

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