Bug 129024 - RFE: Better error messages needed when bringing up PPP link
RFE: Better error messages needed when bringing up PPP link
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-network (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2004-08-02 23:33 EDT by W. Michael Petullo
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-11-13 06:34:33 EST
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Description W. Michael Petullo 2004-08-02 23:33:22 EDT
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Description of problem:
The system-config-network tool gives very vague messages when an error
occurs while activating a PPP link.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
Try to bring up a PPP link using the system-config-network GUI tool. 
Cause the activation to fail.

Actual Results:  The error message printed is very vague.  Here is an
example of an error message:

Cannot activate network device SBC_Northbrook!
Failed to activate SBC_Northbrook with error 7

Expected Results:  Instead of displaying a pppd exit code, the
corresponding error message should be displayed.  For example, the
pppd man page says that exit code 7 means, "The serial port could not
be opened."

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