Bug 448121 - system-config-network-gui overwrites wvdial.conf
system-config-network-gui overwrites wvdial.conf
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-network (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-05-23 11:51 EDT by Magnus Vesterlund
Modified: 2009-07-14 11:23 EDT (History)
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Description Magnus Vesterlund 2008-05-23 11:51:12 EDT
Description of problem:
Each time I use system-config-network-gui it overwrites /etc/wvdial.conf.
Afterward /etc/wvdial.conf contains only three blank lines.

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How reproducible:
Every time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. edit /etc/wvdial.conf
2. start system-config-network-gui
3. select File -> Save
Actual results:
/etc/wvdial.conf overwritten with three blank lines

Expected results:
/etc/wvdial.conf unchanged
Comment 1 Jiri Moskovcak 2008-08-14 05:10:54 EDT
Does this problem still persist?
Comment 2 Magnus Vesterlund 2008-08-25 08:52:05 EDT
Yes, the same thing still happens with system-config-network-1.5.10-1.fc9.noarch.
Comment 3 Jiri Moskovcak 2008-08-25 09:18:28 EDT
Hi, just tried it and you're right, it's overwriting wvdial.conf. It happens when I don't have the device configured in s-c-n but only manually created wvdial.conf is it the same for you? When I configure the modem via s-c-n I can edit the file and it stays ok.
Comment 4 Magnus Vesterlund 2008-08-25 09:32:51 EDT
Yes, I have a manually created wvdial.conf. It seems like the dialer sections s-c-n knows about are not overwritten, but any sections it doesn't know about are deleted.
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