Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 331451
system-config-network tends to empty /etc/hosts
Last modified: 2008-01-11 17:20:50 EST
Description of problem:
When system-config-network starts, it has no values in the hosts tab. If any
changes in the network configuration are saved, /etc/hosts will be emptied.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run system-config-network
2. "Save" without making any changes
/etc/hosts is empty
The contents of /etc/hosts should not be changed. (or should have equivalent
system-config-network-1.4.7-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
If you want to test the update, you can install it with
su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update system-config-network'
The update works for me. I can add and remove hostnames without getting an
empty /etc/hosts file.
system-config-network-1.4.7-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.