Rear cannot recover system automatically when its primary network interface is defined using a static IP address and is used as a bridge

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Issue

  • On a system defining its primary network interface on a bridge device and a static IP address, rear fails to setup the network

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7
  • System primary network interface part of a bridge, with IP address defined statically on that bridge

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