Bug 87463

Summary: redhat-config-network stop dhcp (ethernet connection) and start static ip address (ethernet connection)
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Need Real Name <stefan_skinner>
Component: redhat-config-networkAssignee: Harald Hoyer <harald>
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Hardware: i386   
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Description Need Real Name 2003-03-27 05:54:25 UTC
Description of problem:
If I configure redhat-network-config for dhcp use it works fine, until I try to 
change it to static ip address. When I reinstall and set to static from the
start it works fine, then as well as long as I don't switch to dhcp and then 
later attempt to switch back to static ip address.

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How reproducible:

Every time without fail.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Use redhat-network-config to set up dhcp for ethernet connection
2.At any later time delete that ethernet connection and add a new one only
this time use static ip address (yes all fields are filled in correctly, in as
much as the static ip address works just fine if I never set dhcp)
3.attempt to apply and you will receive (or I received) an error message stating 
that it was probably a bug in redhat-config-network and to file a bug report
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Comment 1 Need Real Name 2003-03-27 05:57:58 UTC
Created attachment 90739 [details]
redhat-config-network error dump file

Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2003-03-27 10:39:33 UTC
you have an ip address in /etc/hosts without a hostname??