Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 485555
NetworkManager "Auto eth0" not editable and stays default
Last modified: 2010-06-28 07:17:00 EDT
Description of problem:
After new install of Fedora 11 Alpha, I want to switch to a static IP address.
NetworkManager has sucessfully configured a working eth0 as the "Auto eth0" as DHCP.
Firstly, I try to change the IPv4 setting to Manual, but cannot as all options are greyed out (assume possible PolicyKit failure here?) with no way of altering.
Then I create a new connection with manual IP, and switch to this. This all works fine until I reboot.
On reboot "Auto eth0" is the default and so switches my box back to DHCP
I want to either change the Auto eth0 setting (preferred as I dont need another entry), or have my manually entered become the default.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Every reboot ..
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to edit Auto eth0 and fail
1. Add new connection
Defaults to Auto eth0
Editable Auto eth0 or defaults to my manual eth0 setting entry
~$ rpm -qa | grep NetworkManager
This has been fixed in 0.7.1-rc3 if any enabled system settings plugins support modification of system connections (ifcfg-rh doesn't yet know how to write modifications back out, but keyfile does).
*** Bug 454381 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Dan that is great. Is there any way we can get this fix for Fedora 9 and Fedora 10? This is still haunting me on both systems.
Fedora 10 is currently using NetworkManager-0.7.1-1.fc10.x86_64
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