Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 179406
SIOCGIFFLAGS error: No such device
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:22 EST
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Description of problem:
The subject says it all:
"Please contact the system administrator to resolve the following problem: SIOCGIFFLAGS error: No such device" when the applet is clicked (otherwise shows a stop sign..network disconnected).
Started happening after I reinstalled the madwifi drivers on x86_64. I have 3 network cards - ath0, eth0, eth1. I have some sort of dummy/non-working configuration for ath0 at the moment, in case that's confusing it. Only eth0 should start on boot (#0 below).
00:0a.0 Bridge: nVidia Corporation CK804 Ethernet Controller (rev a3)
05:07.0 Ethernet controller: Linksys NC100 Network Everywhere Fast Ethernet 10/100 (rev 11)
05:08.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications, Inc. AR5212 802.11abg NIC (rev 01)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install madwifi drivers
2. Run gnome-netstatus-applet
If right-click on the applet and type in eth0 into the Name box, does the applet
start working again?
Yes, the applet works again. I don't use wireless anymore, so I can't help with
testing - if I switch to wireless now it just says that I'm disconnected (which