Bug 490864

Summary: NetworkManager update has broken mobile broadband connectivity
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Graham Cox <gc_cox>
Component: NetworkManagerAssignee: Dan Williams <dcbw>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Hardware: i386   
OS: Linux   
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Description Graham Cox 2009-03-18 11:45:25 UTC
Description of problem:
Since updating NetworkManager to (which was provided as an update in F10 stable in early March), I am no longer able to connect to my mobile broadband provider using the Huawei E169 USB key/modem.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Clicking on NetworkManager icon in system tray and selecting "Auto GSM Connection" leads to F10 attempting to connect, but the connection fails.

Additional info:
Uninstalling NetworkManager, NetworkManager-glib and NetworkManager-gnome and replacing all three files with version 0.7.0-2.git20090207.fc10.i386 resolves this issue.

The connection works without any issues with previous versions of NetworkManager and in Ubuntu 8.10.


NetworkManager: <info>  (ttyUSB2): detected GSM modem via udev capabilities
NetworkManager: <info>  (ttyUSB2): new Modem device (driver: 'option')
NetworkManager: <info>  (ttyUSB2): exported as /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/usb_device_12d1_1001_____________________if2_serial_usb_2
NetworkManager: <info>  (ttyUSB0): device state change: 1 -> 2
NetworkManager: <info>  (ttyUSB0): deactivating device (reason: 2).
NetworkManager: nm_system_device_flush_ip4_routes_with_iface: assertion `iface_idx >= 0' failed
NetworkManager: <info>  (ttyUSB2): device state change: 2 -> 3
NetworkManager: <info>  Activation (ttyUSB0) starting connection 'Auto GSM network connection'
NetworkManager: <info>  (ttyUSB0): device state change: 3 -> 4
NetworkManager: <info>  Activation (ttyUSB0) Stage 1 of 5 (Device Prepare) scheduled...
NetworkManager: <info>  Activation (ttyUSB0) Stage 1 of 5 (Device Prepare) started...
NetworkManager: <info>  Activation (ttyUSB0) Stage 1 of 5 (Device Prepare) complete.
NetworkManager: <WARN>  check_pin_done(): PIN checking timed out
NetworkManager: <info>  (ttyUSB0): device state change: 4 -> 9
NetworkManager: <info>  Marking connection 'Auto GSM network connection' invalid.
NetworkManager: <info>  Activation (ttyUSB0) failed.
NetworkManager: <info>  (ttyUSB0): device state change: 9 -> 3
NetworkManager: <info>  (ttyUSB0): deactivating device (reason: 0).
NetworkManager: nm_system_device_flush_ip4_routes_with_iface: assertion `iface_idx >= 0' failed
NetworkManager: nm_system_device_flush_ip4_addresses_with_iface: assertion `iface_idx >= 0' failed

Comment 1 Dan Williams 2009-03-18 13:23:07 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 487663 ***