Bug 486815 - network not coming after boot without network manager
network not coming after boot without network manager
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: 2009-02-22 05:10 EST by Noam
Modified: 2009-12-18 03:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 03:00:10 EST
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Description Noam 2009-02-22 05:10:08 EST
Description of problem:
network not coming up after boot

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

How reproducible:
after runing:
system-config-network-cmd --profile common --activate

the interface is not comiong up. activating from the gui app works

Actual results:
# system-config-network-cmd --profile common --activate
Activating network device eth0, please wait...
An unhandled exception has occured.  This is most likely a bug.
Please file a detailed bug report against the component system-config-network at 
using the text below.
Component: system-config-network
Version: 1.5.95
Summary: TB /usr/share/system-config-network/netconfpkg/NC_functions.py:581:generic_run_dialog:AttributeError: 'list' object has no attribute 'join'
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/sbin/system-config-network-cmd", line 378, in main
    (ret, msg) = device.activate()
  File "/usr/share/system-config-network/netconfpkg/NCDevice.py", line 516, in activate
    dialog = dialog )
  File "/usr/share/system-config-network/netconfpkg/NC_functions.py", line 581, in generic_run_dialog
    log.log(1, "Running %s %s" % (command, argv.join()))
AttributeError: 'list' object has no attribute 'join'

Local variables in innermost frame:
searchPath: 0
errlabel: Cannot activate network device eth0!

title: Network device activating...
stdin: 0
argv: ['/sbin/ifup', 'eth0', 'up']
label: Activating network device eth0, please wait...
catchfd: (1, 2)
command: /sbin/ifup
closefd: -1
dialog: None
root: /
select: <module 'select' from '/usr/lib/python2.5/lib-dynload/selectmodule.so'>

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Comment 1 bruce 2009-05-18 19:30:14 EDT
Because NetworkManager also clears the DNS settings on boot (reported in another bug), but the interface(s) don't come up after boot without being controlled by NetworkManager, there is no way to configure a Fedora 10 system to be rebooted successfully without intelligent manual intervention to reconfigure the network immediately after booting.  This is a show-stopper for us, since the system cannot automatically recover from power failures or be restarted remotely during maintenance.  This is especially troublesome if multiple systems are involved.
Comment 2 bruce 2009-05-18 19:41:04 EDT
Please change the priority to high.  I would say urgent, but time has run out already, it's too late, and I don't have enough time to fix it myself before the deadline.
Comment 3 bruce 2009-05-18 23:47:08 EDT
I saw from another post that "yum remove NetworkManager" then using system-config-services to enable the "network" service fixes these problems.
Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2009-11-18 06:11:40 EST
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Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2009-12-18 03:00:10 EST
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