Bug 478947 - Incorrect NETMASK set by system-config-network
Incorrect NETMASK set by system-config-network
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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Blocks: 516996
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Reported: 2009-01-06 00:54 EST by josip@icase.edu
Modified: 2009-12-18 02:30 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 02:30:41 EST
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Description josip@icase.edu 2009-01-06 00:54:46 EST
Description of problem:

Using GUI in system-config-network-1.5.93-2.fc10.noarch to define a manually configured interface (static address) results in NETMASK being stored incorrectly.  This creates many other problems with routing etc.

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How reproducible:

Use GUI to create a statically configured network interface eth0 with netmask & some gateway address, then save & exit, then find that the generated /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 sets NETMASK to the gateway address instead of

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Comment 1 cga 2009-01-07 15:28:34 EST
Save does also not keep DNS config
Comment 2 mfolmos 2009-01-29 13:45:33 EST
MTU settings fails too, if you active MTU and save it have an error, same version/package that this report
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