Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 327911
Cannot activate network device eth0
Last modified: 2008-06-16 22:38:34 EDT
Description of problem:
I cannot connect to the Internet. The Network Configuration shows that I am
connected, but when I click to activate eth0 the error "Cannot activate network
device eth0" and a request to submit this for a bug fix window appears. Also,
Package Updater will not work.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I downloaded Fedora 7 yesterday.
Steps to Reproduce:
which version of s-c-network is this? What does the error message say in detail?
Can you do from a command line as root:
# yum update system-config-network
Error: cannot retrieve repository metadate (repomd)for repository:fedora.
please verify tis path and try again
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