Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 212411
Device types get swapped.
Last modified: 2008-05-06 12:33:43 EDT
Description of problem:
The type for hardware devices gets mixed up.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
1.3.95 according to Help->About.
Dunno. It happened to me once. I didn't try to reproduce.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Have 2 hardware devices in the Hardware Tab
2. Change the names of the devices. I swapped eth0 and eth1 on the devices.
I think that is where the problem happened. I then changed them back. I am
not sure exactly where the mix up occurred, but somewhere in the process, it
My laptop has 2 devices, a Broadcom wireless card and a generic ethernet card.
Somehow the Broadcom wireless hardware device in the hardware tab is listed
as "Ethernet". It should be wireless. And the generic Realtek Ethernet card
is listed as "Wireless" The types on these hardware devices are swapped.
Nevertheless, they both work.
See the images in the next post to this bug.
They shouldn't be swapped. The Broadcom device should be wireless.
Created attachment 139499 [details]
Showing the devices in one tab.
Created attachment 139500 [details]
Second device view, different tab
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