Bug 474762 - system-config-network corrupts network settings
system-config-network corrupts network settings
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 469434
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: 2008-12-05 03:48 EST by An. N
Modified: 2008-12-15 05:40 EST (History)
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Description An. N 2008-12-05 03:48:22 EST
Description of problem:
After entering static IP data in system-config-network, saving it, and restarting the tool, the reported data is different from the one entered

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
FC10 default

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start system-config-network
2. edit properties for eth0
3. select "statically set ip addresses"
4. enter address:, netmask, gateway
5. OK
6. file->save
7. file->quit
8. restart system-config-network
Actual results:
netmask is set to

If the network is restarted (/etc/init.d/...), the broadcast is set at and the only route added is a route to the host itself ( - which is nonsense.

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Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2008-12-05 04:06:36 EST
might be a duplicate of bug #469434
Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2008-12-05 04:07:23 EST
system-config-network-1.5.94-2.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 testing
repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update system-config-network'.  You
can provide feedback for this update here:
Comment 3 An. N 2008-12-05 18:47:13 EST
The updated network configurator seems to be ok.
Comment 4 Jiri Moskovcak 2008-12-15 05:40:40 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 469434 ***

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