Bug#638717: /sbin/ifconfig: SIOCSIFFLAGS: Resource temporarily unavailable

Luk Claes luk at debian.org
Sun Aug 21 16:14:32 UTC 2011

On 08/21/2011 02:49 PM, Martín Ferrari wrote:
> severity 638717 normal
> tags 638717 moreinfo
> thanks
> Hi,
> On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 13:33, yellow <yellowprotoss at gmail.com> wrote:
>> ifconfig eth0
>> SIOCSIFFLAGS: Resource temporarily unavailable
> This is most surely a problem with your wifi driver, not with
> nettools. Also, more information is needed.
> - Are you having this problem in Debian or in Ubuntu. If it is the
> latter, please close this bug and open one in
> https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bugs
> - If it's a Debian machine, please provide the output of dmesg, lsmod,
> lspci (if it is a pci card) or lsusb (if it's an usb one). The output
> of "ip a" or "ifconfig -a" would help too.

I would think, this is a problem with Windows not releasing its dhcp
lease when shutting down. It's known that Windows keeps its dhcp lease
when you shut it down, so dhclient will not work till the lease is
expired or till you boot back to Windows and force the release of its
dhcp lease.



More information about the Pkg-net-tools-maintainers mailing list