Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 448121
system-config-network-gui overwrites wvdial.conf
Last modified: 2009-07-14 11:23:33 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.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. edit /etc/wvdial.conf
2. start system-config-network-gui
3. select File -> Save
/etc/wvdial.conf overwritten with three blank lines
Does this problem still persist?
Yes, the same thing still happens with system-config-network-1.5.10-1.fc9.noarch.
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.
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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