Bug 460833 - NetworkManager fails to start; restart crashes X
NetworkManager fails to start; restart crashes X
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: NetworkManager (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Dan Williams
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-09-01 14:28 EDT by Horst H. von Brand
Modified: 2008-09-08 10:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-09-08 10:32:24 EDT
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Description Horst H. von Brand 2008-09-01 14:28:45 EDT
Description of problem:
After the monster update, NM just doesn't start ("dead but pidfile exists"). Running "service NetworkManager restart" ends the Gnome session.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Gnome session. No NM running
2. su root -c "service NetworkManager restart"
Actual results:
Gnome session ends abruptly.

Expected results:
Get WiFi connection...

Additional info:
intel 4695 WiFi; intel Mobile GM965/GL960 graphics card
Comment 1 Horst H. von Brand 2008-09-08 10:32:24 EDT
Now it works, but the versions reported above haven't. Some other update fixed this (kernel?).

Marking as WORKSFORME in want of some better description of the "solution".

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