Bug 445267 - nm-connection-editor crash setting WiFi MAC
nm-connection-editor crash setting WiFi MAC
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: NetworkManager (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Dan Williams
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-05-05 16:46 EDT by Horst H. von Brand
Modified: 2009-02-04 19:22 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-02-04 19:22:13 EST
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Bugreport from Gnome (266.88 KB, text/plain)
2008-05-05 16:46 EDT, Horst H. von Brand
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Description Horst H. von Brand 2008-05-05 16:46:32 EDT
Description of problem:
Setting the MAC entry for my intel ipw3945 in the "Editing Auto linksys" window
(the linksys AP is not accessible right now) to the MAC on the card crashes the

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Crash, attached bugreport

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Comment 1 Horst H. von Brand 2008-05-05 16:46:32 EDT
Created attachment 304557 [details]
Bugreport from Gnome
Comment 2 Dan Williams 2008-05-05 16:56:42 EDT
is the linksys AP an unencrypted/open wifi network?  If so, this should be fixed
upstream in the applet SVN r712.
Comment 3 Horst H. von Brand 2008-05-05 16:57:53 EDT
Yes, it is. But it is not in sight right now.
Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 06:40:43 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Comment 5 Stephen 2008-06-04 11:54:19 EDT
Just installed the live iso to a usb stick to try out before upgrading, and I'm
getting a similar crash. Is this the same?

I don't have to actually edit anything - simply:

- choose Edit Connections, Wireless Tab
- select the only connection, click Edit
- in the window that pops up just click OK
- Crash

On the other hand, clicking Cancel at this point successfully dismisses the window.

(I'd like to switch from DHCP to a static IP)

rpm -q NetworkManager

There are no updates for NetworkManager* pending...
Comment 6 Dan Williams 2008-06-04 14:22:23 EDT
Stephen: can you try the version in updates-testing?

sudo yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update NetworkManager

and see if that fixes the issue?
Comment 7 Stephen 2008-06-06 09:12:22 EDT
That fixes it. Thanks.

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