Bug 123716 - false alarm if invalid symlink is present in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts
false alarm if invalid symlink is present in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 98252
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-network (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2004-05-20 05:19 EDT by Pavel Tsekov
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:03:21 EST
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Description Pavel Tsekov 2004-05-20 05:19:11 EDT
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Description of problem:
I've upgraded my FC1 installation to FC2 test 3. Now
as I run system-config-network and try to save the 
changes (say I add a entry the hosts file) a warning
dialog pops up with the following text in it:



Error saving configuration!
[Errno 2] No such file or directory: '//etc/sysconfig/

Though the warning indicates that the configuration wasn't
saved it turns out that it is indeed saved!

The file '/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-lo.rpmsave'
is present and is a broken symbolic link like this:

  ifcfg-lo.rpmsave -> ../networking/ifcfg-lo

I guess this file was left by the upgrade process so maybe
this is not really a system-config-network problem, but the
fact that system-config-network says an error occured when
there was none made me post this bugreport.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
system-config-network-tui-1.3.16-1 system-config-network-1.3.16-1

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create an invalid symlink in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts

2. Run system-config-network and change something - for example
   add a new entry to hosts file

3. Try to save the change

Actual Results:  A warning box pops up saying that it failed to save the 
configuration, but the configuration is saved.

Expected Results:  Should not complain that it failed to save the

Additional info:
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2004-05-24 06:38:40 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 98252 ***
Comment 2 Pavel Tsekov 2004-05-24 09:24:03 EDT
Oops! Sorry for the duplicate report - I searched the bugzilla database
but only for issues related for Fedora Core and test 3.
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:03:21 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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