Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 251467
NetworkManager segfaults when retrieving key
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:12 EST
Description of problem:
After starting NetworkManager/NetworkManagerDispatcher services,
execution of nm-applet makes the network icon appear in the
notification area. There is no connection. After selecting an access
point, for which the key had been previously stored by gnome-keyring,
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log in to GNOME session.
2. Launch nm-applet.
3. Connect to access point.
NetworkManager segfaults leaving the user without a network connection.
NetworkManager connects to the access point.
At the first connection, network was available after entering the
key. It appears that the problem occurs when an already saved
key is retrieved [see attached excerpt from /var/log/messages].
What is also strange is that no icon appears in the notification
area unless nm-applet is executed although NetworkManager services
Created attachment 160959 [details]
Excerpt from /var/log/messages related to NM segmentation fault
In addition, there's a related error message in .xsession-errors:
"Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "gnomebreakpad": libgnomebreakpad.so:
cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory"
albeit not likely to be responsible of the crash reported above.
Fixed in NetworkManager-0.7.0-0.3.svn2914.fc8.