Bug 162956 - Two network devices cannot be activated
Two network devices cannot be activated
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-network (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Blocks: 87718
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Reported: 2005-07-11 16:28 EDT by Michael Kirschner
Modified: 2008-02-18 00:30 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-02-18 00:30:26 EST
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Description Michael Kirschner 2005-07-11 16:28:12 EDT
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Description of problem:
For special reasons, I am using two ISP's via DSL. For each of them I created an individual network device (ppp0, ppp1) which is configured with the resp. login data + password, and uses the same network card (eth0). After saving and rebooting, if I try to activate ppp0 or ppp1, I get an error message. If I delete one of the two devices (regardless which one), the leftover device connects properly.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
system-config-network 1.3.26

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create ppp0 device for DSL ISP one
2. Create ppp1 device for DSL ISP two
3. Make sure both devices are mapped to the same network hardware (eth0)
4. Save and reboot
5. Activate ppp0 or ppp1

Actual Results:  Error message, saying that the network device cannot be activated.

Expected Results:  Connection to the selected ISP

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Comment 1 Christian Iseli 2007-01-22 06:31:19 EST
This report targets the FC3 or FC4 products, which have now been EOL'd.

Could you please check that it still applies to a current Fedora release, and
either update the target product or close it ?

Comment 2 petrosyan 2008-02-18 00:30:26 EST
Fedora Core 4 is no longer maintained.

Setting status to "INSUFFICIENT_DATA". If you can reproduce this bug in the
current Fedora release, please reopen this bug and assign it to the
corresponding Fedora version.

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