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|Summary:||The nmcli fails to work if "org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/..." is not initalized|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Peter Trenholme <PTrenholme>|
|Component:||NetworkManager||Assignee:||Dan Williams <dcbw>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||15||CC:||ajschult, dcbw, travis.bugzilla|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2012-08-07 12:01:03 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Peter Trenholme 2011-06-07 15:18:07 EDT
Description of problem: When the nmcli command is executed in run level 3 or from rc,local, it fails (of course) when it attempts to use "org.freedesktop..." stuff since that has not yet been initialized. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): nmcli tool, version 0.8.9997-1.git20110531.fc15 How reproducible: Every time Steps to Reproduce: 1. Log in (as root, but it makes no difference) at init level 3 2. Issue the command "nmcli con list" (or any other command) 3. Actual results: Error messages like these: ** (process:1822): WARNING **: Error in getting active connection 'Vpn' property: (19) Method "Get" with signature "ss" on interface "org.freedesktop.DBus.Properties" doesn't exist ** (process:1822): WARNING **: _nm_object_array_demarshal: couldn't create object for /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/ActiveConnection/4 ** (process:1822): WARNING **: Error in getting active connection 'Vpn' property: (19) Method "Get" with signature "ss" on interface "org.freedesktop.DBus.Properties" doesn't exist ** (process:1822): WARNING **: _nm_object_array_demarshal: couldn't create object for /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/ActiveConnection/4 ** (process:1822): WARNING **: Error in getting active connection 'Vpn' property: (19) Method "Get" with signature "ss" on interface "org.freedesktop.DBus.Properties" doesn't exist Expected results: List of available connections (or whatever results you'd expect for a nmcli command) Additional info: The man page states "The main nmcli's usage is on servers, headless machines or just for power users who prefer the command line," but not all of those uses require that an X-server be running (or, if those messages are produced just because the "org.freedesktop" to get initialized, then the NetworkManager service should make sure it's done).
Comment 1 Peter Trenholme 2011-06-07 15:23:30 EDT
Oh, I should have noted that the failed command (even though those are warnings), does not exit, and requires a ^C from the console to move on. (I.e., the failure "hangs" the console.) Thus, using "nmcli" from rc.local will abort a logon.
Comment 2 Travis Suel 2012-01-10 14:52:55 EST
This bug persists in Fedora 16 and renders nmcli practically useless when no instance of X is running. It is impossible to connect to a wifi AP with nmcli in the multi-user systemd target.
Comment 3 Fedora End Of Life 2012-08-07 12:01:05 EDT
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